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Dish with Bird and Flower Decoration

Asian Art

MEDIUM Porcelain with underglaze decoration
DATES late 19th-early 20th century
DYNASTY Joseon dynasty
DIMENSIONS 1 3/4 × 10 13/16 in. (4.5 × 27.5 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Asian Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 2020.18.4
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Carroll Family Collection
RIGHTS STATEMENT
CAPTION Dish with Bird and Flower Decoration, late 19th-early 20th century. Porcelain with underglaze decoration, 1 3/4 × 10 13/16 in. (4.5 × 27.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Carroll Family Collection, 2020.18.4 (Photo: Image courtesy of the donor., CUR.TL2020.12.8.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.TL2020.12.8.jpg. Image courtesy of the donor., 2020
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large dish or shallow bowl decorated in blue with an image of two birds, one perched on the branch of a flowering tree (plum?), the other flying, above an ornamental rock with peony bush, stylized orchids, and the edge of a fence. The sloping sides are left unornamented except for a band of repeated floral pattern.
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