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41.1939Over 2,000 years of ceramic excellence are showcased with meaningful selections to feature a range of different techniques through both figural and practical forms. Dating from seven different dynastic periods—stretching from the second century BC to contemporary works—this installation provides a profound rationale for why the name of the country became a synonym for the ceramic arts while demonstrating an abridged introduction of some of the most significant and celebrated ceramic types in Chinese history.

 

Funding for this exhibition provided by the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation




Image: Moon flask with Floral and Pomegranate Motifs, China, Yongzheng Mark and Period (1723-35), Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Porcelain with underglaze blue, Herman P. and Paul E. Jaehne Collection, Gift 1941  41.1939

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