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Plate with Egrets in a Lotus Pond

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:
late 19th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under, and copper red over, transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware)
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm); Diam. 16 3/4 in. (42.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase by subscription, 1879
Accession Number:
79.2.440
Not on view
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. , New York (until 1879)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats," August 18, 2012–January 6, 2013.

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