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Dish (saucer)
OM-1964-0127
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Why this is a
Masterpiece

It's a fine example of early, underglazed blue Chinese porcelain.

History of the Object
The dish has formed part of two different well-known privately owned Swedish collections of Chinese antiquities before it was donated to the MFEA. Its previous history is unknown.

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Type
Ceramics 
Materials
Porcelain 
Measurements
Width 20 cm Height 3 cm  
Creator name
Unknown. 
Creator date
Unknown 
Where it was made
China.  
Geography
China 
Time period
AD 14th century ~ AD 14th century 
Creation date
14th Century; Ming dynasty, Hongwu (1368-98) 
Function
Saucer 
Acquisition
Bequest to the MFEA from Holger Lauritzen in 1964. Previously in the collection of Hans Öström. Both persons were members of the Swedish branch of the Oriental Ceramic Society in London. 
Copyright
The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities. 
Acknowledgements
Eva Myrdal, Göte Nilsson Schönborg, curators. Karl Zetterström, Erik Cornelius photo. 
Owner
The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities (MFEA). 
Museum
Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities 
Credit line
 

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