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AN00380139_001_l

Blue and white bowl with inscription, Ming dynasty, Longqing mark and period, AD 1567–1572

Eight-lobed covered box with blue-and-white decoration of dragons, peaches, and floral scrolls. Chinese, Ming dynasty, Longqing mark and period, 1566–72. Porcelain, Jingdezhen ware. 7.5 x 12.4 cm (2 15/16 x 4 7/8 in.). John Gardner Coolidge Collection. 46.543a. © 2012 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

ProvenanceLent by Mrs. John Gardner Coolidge, May 21, 1946. Gift of Mrs. John Gardner Coolidge, June 13, 1946.