Provincial Blue and White Plate

c. 1850
$368 USD
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Dimensions
W: 9.5" D: 3.25" H: 12.75"
Materials
Ceramic
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Collection #
EMC002U
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$20

Calligraphic sweeps of blue bring this 19th-century footed plate to life, brushed atop a blue-grey glaze that cloaks its simple ceramic form. Once used as an everyday serving dish, this rustic plate has been reimagined as a tabletop sculpture, elevated by a custom steel mount.

Additional Dimensions:
Plate: 9.5"Dia x 2"H
Mount Base: 8"W x 3.25"D

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Blue & White Porcelain

Soon after its development in the Yuan dynasty (1271–1368 AD), blue-and-white underglaze porcelain became a favorite of the imperial court. Its broad appeal rapidly extended beyond China’s borders, becoming a lucrative export commodity highly sought after in Europe, the Middle East, and beyond.

Using cobalt imported from Western Asia, ceramic artists ground the mineral into a vibrant blue pigment that was then painted directly on a porcelain base, coated with clear glaze, and fired. This underglaze technique brought with it a shift in focus from the overall shape of a vessel to the skill and artistry traceable in its painted decoration.

Transcending time and taste, blue-and-white porcelain continues to be appreciated around the world for the intricate brushwork and brilliant blue color.

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