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Bowl

Photo: Paul Macapia

Bowl

early 18th century

Landscapes of the four seasons appear as medallions in pink enamel, a new color that imitated European enamel. Each season is accompanied by a poem. Winter reads, “Bending low, the snow-covered bamboo still glints a cool emerald-jade green.”
Porcelain painted in famille rose overglaze
3 in. (7.62 cm), height
6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm), diameter
Diam. bottom: 2 11/16 in.
Eugene Fuller Memorial Collection
33.55
Photo: Paul Macapia
location
Now on view at the Asian Art Museum

Resources

Exhibition HistoryLos Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum, Chinese Ceramic Exhibition, 1952.

Portland, Oregon, Portland Art Museum, Gift to a City: Masterworks from the Eugene Fuller Memorial Collection in the Seattle Art Museum, Nov. 3 - 28, 1965. Cat. no. 64.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Porcelain Stories: From China to Europe, Feb. 17 - May 7, 2000.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Glaze, Pattern and Image: Decoration in Chinese Ceramics, Sept. 7 - Nov. 19, 2002.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Asian Art Museum, Chinese Ceramics and Snuff Bottles from the Ming and Xing Dynasties, Jan. 14 - Apr. 2, 2006.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Asian Art Museum, Chinese Art: A Seattle Perspective, Dec. 22, 2007 - July 26, 2009.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Asian Art Museum, Boundless: Stories of Asian Art, Feb. 8, 2020 - ongoing.



Published Referencesde Vere Bailey, B. A., The Old Moon Pavilion Ware, in The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs, Vol. 67, No. 393 (December 1935), pp. 264-267 + 270-273, p. 267 pl. 1, C

Los Angeles County Museum, Chinese Ceramics, catalogue, (1952), no. 335, p. 110

Gift to a City, exhibition catalogue. Portland, OR: Portland Art Museum, 1965, cat. no. 64

J. B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky, Treasures of Chinese Art, cat. (1965), no. 41, ill.

Selected Works, Seattle, WA: Seattle Art Museum, 1991, p. 169

Emerson, Julie, Jennifer Chen, & Mimi Gardner Gates, Porcelain Stories, From China to Europe, Seattle, WA: Seattle Art Museum, 2000, p. 132

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