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Potiche

Gordon Campbell

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 2014 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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French, and later English, term for a large lidded porcelain vase, usually rounded in shape with a wide mouth and bulging shoulders but no handles; potiches were originally produced in China during the Ming dynasty and subsequently in Japan.

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Subjects: Art

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