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PORCELAIN, MING POLYCHROME - TYPE INDEX


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Type Name:
PORCELAIN, MING POLYCHROME
Category:
PORCELAIN
Production Origin:
CHINA
Production Date Range:
1550-1644
Defining Attributes:
White, glass-like vitreous paste, that is smooth and translucent, with the glaze well bonded to the paste

Background color is a slightly greenish off-white color

Polychrome colors such as green, purplish-brown and gold are applied to highlight the molded decoration

Vessel Forms:
EWER
Comments:
Published Definitions:
Ayers 1988, Carswell 1985, Deagan 1987, Kuwayama 1997, Schulsky 1999