Blue and white plate with butterfly

Southeast Asian Collection

Accession Nr.: 61.370.1
Type: pottery
Date of production:
18 – 19th century
Place of production:
Materials/Techniques: porcelain, underglaze blue
Dimensions: height: 3.2 cm
diameter: 15.2 cm
Small porcelain plate with underglaze blue decoration. It has a floral motif and a butterfly in the centre, with the same decorative design and Chinese characters (difficult to read) on the back. The object was donated by the Museum of History of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam as an exchange gift to the collection of the Hopp Museum in 1961.