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Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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2006-05-17

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
While highly skilled potters at the official kilns produced elegant shapes out of refined porcelain clay, local potters had to manage with inferior materials. The squat proportions and surface imperfections of this jar suggest its rural origins. Nevertheless, the rendering of a bird on a branch of blossoming plum was skillfully executed.
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Type: Commentary, Gallery Label - Current
Source: Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Rights: Copyright Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Added to Site: November 21, 2009