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Ewer

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

16th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G210
Ewer, Artist Unknown (China)
Ewer: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Size: 9 7/16 x 6 13/16 x 4 1/8 in. (24 x 17.3 x 10.5 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 16th century, Ming dynasty; Chia-ching period (1522-1566)
Inscriptions: Inscription; ;'Fu shou kang ning [within a double square]', in blue, on bottom, dealer's sticker, on bottom
Physical Description: flattened body and hexagonal faceted spout with scroll-form strut; curved strap handle with top loop; flaring neck; blue and white decoration of figures in landscapes on sides; flowers and flames
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2000.147.2
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009