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Provenance

(Parish-Watson Gallery, New York); sold to Harry G. Steele [1881-1942], Pasadena; his widow, Grace C. Steele [d. 1974]; gift 1972 to NGA.

Bibliography
1998
Bower, Virginia, Josephine Hadley Knapp, Stephen Little, and Robert Wilson Torchia. Decorative Arts, Part II: Far Eastern Ceramics and Paintings; Persian and Indian Rugs and Carpets. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1998: 144, color repro.
Technical Summary

The colorless glaze has a uniform tonality over the white porcelain body, with a rather uneven surface. The foot-ring is roughly trimmed and beveled. A thin matte glaze covers the base.