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Porcelain with mottled blue glaze
Diameter: 25 cm (9 13/16 in.); Overall: 11.6 cm (4 9/16 in.)
Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. Millikin 1989.287
The Chinese connoisseurs use the poetic term "snowflake blue" to describe the mottling effects of white blotches amid tones of blue colored with cobalt oxide. Such aesthetic effects were achieved by blowing the glaze through a bamboo tube onto the ceramic surfaces.
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