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Quatrefoil Footed Dish

A work made of earthenware with cobalt blue and lead amber glazes.
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  • A work made of earthenware with cobalt blue and lead amber glazes.

Date:

Tang dynasty (618–907), first half of 8th century

Artist:

China

About this artwork

The sharply lobed silhouette of this vessel was likely inspired by luxurious forms in Indian and Near Eastern metalwork. Its outwardly curved cabriole legs are common to several forms of offering trays crafted in Chinese silver and depicted in painting. In Chinese ceramics, however, this foliate form is known only in wares made exclusively for burial.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Quatrefoil Footed Dish

Origin

China

Date

700 CE–750 CE

Medium

Earthenware with cobalt blue and lead amber glazes

Dimensions

4.8 × 16.3 × 16.8 cm (1 7/8 × 6 7/16 × 6 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Russell Tyson

Reference Number

1951.304

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