Dish with Geometric and Floral Motifs, 17th century

  • Chinese

Clay with cobalt and glaze

  • Framed: Overall: 1 3/8 × 7 7/8 inches (3.5 × 20 cm)

Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. G. Mennen Williams

73.360

Department

Asian Art

  • Geometric motifs
  • Lotus
  • Zigzags
  • Ming
  • Swatow
  • Clay
  • Cobalt blue
  • Glaze
  • Plate (dish)
  • Circular
  • Flower (plant)
  • Blue-and-white, transitional
  • Floral motifs
  • Jingdezhen

Provenance

purchased by the Honorable and Mrs. G. Mennen Williams from (S. Marchant, London); collection of Honorable and Mrs. G. Mennen Williams; 1974-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

University Liggett Antiques Show. Exh. cat., University Liggett School. Grosse Pointe Woods, June 13-16, 1979, p. 12.

Rights Status

Chinese, Dish with Geometric and Floral Motifs, 17th century, clay with cobalt and glaze. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. G. Mennen Williams, 73.360.