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Bowl with Peonies

Bowl with Peonies

c. 1100s

Green-glazed stoneware with molded decoration, Yaozhou ware

Overall: 5 x 19.3 cm (1 15/16 x 7 5/8 in.)

Gift of Mrs. Charlotte Kahn 2001.107

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In East Asian art, peonies traditionally symbolize prosperity and wealth.


This type of pottery, called Yaozhou ware, is a type of celadon or greenware that is well-known for its distinctive molded decoration.

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