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Jar
Chinese
15th century CE
Porcelain
Height: 3 inches

This Chinese jar was created around the fifteenth century CE during the Ming Dynasty. It is made of porcelain, which was a popular medium in ceramics during the period. The jar is ornamented with leaves and foliage around the neck and waist. Detailed adornment is a key characteristic of Ming Dynasty art. The exterior is decorated with a cobalt blue under glaze, which was a common technique used during the Ming Dynasty.