East Asian Art
Large Jar and CoverMade in China, Asia
Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Artist/maker unknown, Chinese
Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration (Famille Noire)
1955-50-72a,bThe Alfred and Margaret Caspary Memorial Gift, 1955
LabelThe mirror-black background seen on this jar gives this type of ware its European name, famille noire, and dramatically sets off the colorful floral motifs.
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