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Soup Tureen with Platter and Lid

Accession Number

Soup Tureen with Platter and Lid


Object Creation Date
19th century

Medium & Support

9 1/4 x 12 x 9 in. (23.5 x 30.48 x 22.86 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of William C. Weese, M.D., LSA '65

Subject matter

During the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties, the blue and white ware industry became increasingly important because at this time, blue and white porcelain was not only known within the borders of China, it was also welcomed in the international trade market, initiating its imitation throughout Asia.


Physical Description
Blue and white porcelain soup tureen. Tureen has two handles on side with a matching lid and platter.

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Collection Area

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blue-and-white (ceramic glaze)
dish lid
platters (carrying dishes)
porcelain (material)
soup tureens

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