Past Exhibition: 17th-Century Chinese Porcelains

17th-Century Chinese Porcelains from the Butler Family Collection
June 26, 1990 to August 19, 1990
Detail of Chinese porcelain piece depicting four figures and a tree.

A major exhibition of 142 pieces, ranging from bowls to wine pots, dishes, jars, vases, and a figurine, the exhibition provided a survey of some of the finest porcelain produced in China during the so-called Transitional Period between 1620 and 1683. The pieces in the exhibition were selected from over 600 objects collected over several decades by retired British diplomat Sir Michael Butler.

Detail of catalogue cover.

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