Dish with design of "Three Friends"

  • Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear, colorless glaze
  • 6.8 x 15.3 cm
  • 19th-early 20th century, Qing dynasty
  • Gift of Dorothy M. Slak
  • F1986.38

Description

Small dish with raised edges and design of "Three Friends."
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: clear, greyish.
Decoration: hastily painted in underglaze cobalt, bright clear blue: single lines just below rim and between rim and bottom; central design of rocks, bamboo, winter prunus, and peony or sweet pea.
Mark: none.


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