15 September 2016
A PURPLE-SPLASHED JUNYAO DISH
YUAN DYNASTY (1279-1368)
The dish has shallow, rounded sides and is covered with a milky greyish-blue glaze that thins to mushroom at the rim and ends in an irregular line above the unglazed foot. The interior is decorated with four irregular pale green and greyish-white splashes with reddish-purple haloes.
8 ½ in. (21.7 cm.) diam.
Mrs. Samuel T. Peters (1859-1943) Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1926.
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