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Jar with Three Fu-Dogs
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Jar with Three Fu-Dogs


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Description By the late 1600s, groupings of five or seven Chinese porcelain vessels with alternating shapes were often displayed over doors. A complete set was called a "garniture." This piece with a cobalt blue underglaze is from the Kangxi [K'ang-hsi] period (1662-1722) and was made for export to foreign markets.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
1662-1722
Medium
porcelain with underglaze blue
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
49.1656
Measurements
11 13/16 in. (30 cm)
Geographies
  • China (Place of Origin)

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