Nationality

Chinese

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Date of Work

Mid-19th Century

Medium

Wood, Porcelain

Identification #

92-002

Height

28.75"

Width

18.5"

Depth

9.25"

Collection/Provenance

Chester Fritz Library, East Asian Room

Status

Stored: S9B

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Additional Information

Detailed wooden frame with carved birds, flowers, and vines. Wooden frame extends into base structure with round, turnable details above all 4 legs. Porcelain insert shows colorfully dressed people with horses near a river, surrounded by trees and flowers with mountains in the background. Famille Rose ("pink/rose family") is a type of Chinese porcelain from the 18th century that uses opaque overglaze rose colors which were favored over the translucent famille verte overglaze colors that came before.

https://www.britannica.com/art/famille-rose

Condition

Good

Condition Notes

Some scratches, repaired minor breaks on lower left and right of wood base, minor cracking upper left, lower right, and back of wood frame,

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