Blue and white plate with crane and pine

Southeast Asian Collection

Accession Nr.: 61.369.1
Type: pottery
Date of production:
18 – 19th century
Place of production:
Materials/Techniques: porcelain, underglaze blue
Dimensions: height: 2.9 cm
diameter: 15.3 cm
Small porcelain plate with underglaze blue decoration. In the centre there is a crane standing on one leg and a pine tree (both are symbols of long life), with Chinese characters on the back. The object was an exchange gift from the Museum of History of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam to the collection of the Hopp Museum in 1961.