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Plate from the "Erotic" series


Artist Unknown (Chinese export)


c. 1720

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: 1 7/16 x 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (3.65 x 21.59 x 21.59 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Jingdezhen, China, Jingdezhen
Culture: Chinese export, Asia, Jingdezhen, China
Style: 18th century
Inscriptions: Inscription and StickersSee marks on bottom: three various sticker's; on bottom, in blue: untranslated 6-character inscription
Physical Description: central lobed medallion with two nude Asian figures engaged in intercourse, lying on a bed; foliate rim within lozenge and Y-patterned border; reverse molded with shaped panels and scrolls; Buddhist symbols and flowers around interior and exterior rims; b
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Leo and Doris Hodroff
Accession Number: 2004.261.29.4
Added to Site: March 1, 2009