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Diameter: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.); Overall: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)
Gifts of Laurence H. Norton, Robert G. Norton, and Mrs. Miriam Norton White in memory of Mr. and Mrs. D. Z. Norton; Mrs. A. S. Chisholm; Horace E. Potter; and the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust by exchange 1980.185.b
The kilns of Jingdezhen in Jiangxi province produced an extremely delicate porcelain made from the local resources of kaolin (white China clay) and petuntse (a feldspathic rock called china stone). It is glazed with a clear bluish-white glaze, thus the name qingbai (blue-white) or yingqing (shadowy blue) for this type of ware.
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