Decorative Arts and Design
Celadon glazed with brushed decoration
Height: 3 5/16 in. - diameter: 16 1/8 in. (8.4 x 41.0 cm.)
98.4 x 41.0 cm.) (show scale)
signed in cobalt, underglaze, on bottom center: Bacera.
Modernism Benefit Fund
Charger, porcelain. Circular, deeply dished charger with wide rim. Rim is scalloped; impressed and incised with lines conforming to scallop shape of outer rim and fan-like forms; glazed pale celadon. Interior of charger is white with calligraphic decoration of four cobalt blossoms of varied size and foliage. On underside of charger, the rim decoration comprises scalloped, incised and impressed lines. On sides of dish are four blossoms in cobalt connected by foliage, between line borders. There is a double foot rim and within the inner rim is a blossom and the artist's signature.
CONDITION - Undamaged.
This item is not on view
Ralph Bacerra (American, 1938-2008). Charger, ca. 1975. Celadon glazed with brushed decoration, Height: 3 5/16 in. - diameter: 16 1/8 in. (8.4 x 41.0 cm.). Brooklyn Museum, Modernism Benefit Fund, 1990.156.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1990.156.2_bw.jpg)
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