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Saucer

Photo: Paul Macapia

Saucer

ca. 1735

The foliated rim and sparse, asymmetrical floral motif in the Kakiemon palette translates from Japanese plates to Chantilly products. In Europe, the birds in this pattern were often incorrectly referred to as storks or herons, rather than cranes.
Soft paste porcelain
1 in. (2.54 cm), height
5 in. (12.7 cm), diameter
Diam. bottom: 2 1/4 in.
Dorothy Condon Falknor Collection of European Ceramics
87.142.21
Photo: Paul Macapia
location
Now on view at the Seattle Art Museum

Resources

Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Porcelain Stories: From China to Europe", February 17, 2000-May 7, 2000 (2/17/2000 - 5/7/2000)
Published ReferencesEmerson, Julie, Jennifer Chen, & Mimi Gardner Gates, "Porcelain Stories, From China to Europe", Seattle Art Museum, 2000, pg. 165

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