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 Carved Lacquer Plate By Zhang Cheng (张成造款雕漆云纹盘)

Carved Lacquer Plate By Zhang Cheng

Carved Lacquer Plate By Zhang Cheng.

Zhang Cheng was the lacquerware carving master of Yuan Dynasty and his masterpiece is traditionally regarded as the gem of carved lacquerware works. This plate is the representative masterpiece of lacquerware collected in Palace Museum. It is 3.3 centimeters tall and has a caliber measuring 19.2 centimeters. The body of the plate is made of wood and painted black. The inside and outside of the plate are both carved in the shape of clouds.

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