Small "Bleu de Hue" dish
Object Place: China or Vietnam
Other: 14.3 x 2.2 cm (5 5/8 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration of bird on branch
South and Southeast Asian Art Gallery (Gallery 176)
Chinese poem, to be translated.
By 1948, Ngo Quynh Dieu, Ris-Orangis, Essonne, France; by inheritance to her daughter, Mrs. Nguyen Anh, Hochiminhville, Vietnam [see note 1]; by 1999, given by Mrs. Anh to Dr. John D. Constable, Sherborn, MA; 2007, gift of Constable to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 27, 2007)
 At her death Mrs. Ngo Quynh Dieu left her collection of Vietnamese ceramics to her daughter in Vietnam, Mrs. Ahn. Until Mrs. Anh gave part of the collection to John Constable, some pieces remained in the care of Mr. Michelle Becker of Sevres, France.
Gift of John D. Constable