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Butter dish


Artist Unknown (Jingdezhen, China)


c. 1752

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G209
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Porcelain
Size: 2 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. (6.99 x 11.43 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Jingdezhen, China, Jingdezhen
Culture: Asia, Jingdezhen, China
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: blue and white porcelain; shallow domed covers and loop handles; painted with birds and insects in flight beside trees and pavilion on rocky bank
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Leo A. and Doris Hodroff
Accession Number: 99.217.420a,b
Added to Site: February 28, 2009