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Basic Information

Accession Number:2006.0403.6.1
Collection:Applied Art - Asian
Date:1644 - 1911


One of a pair of bowls, an example of doucai decoration. Doucai literally means 'contrasted colours'. The outline of the design has been traced in underglaze blue. Red, blue and green enamels have been painted on before the second firing.

Franklin Bequest, 2006.

Further Information

Production Period:Qing Dynasty
Place of Origin:China


Height:53 mm
Diameter:108 mm; 48 mm

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