Action Dish in Polychrome Porcelain

Action Dish in Polychrome Porcelain

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With a character from the Commedia dell 'arte with text 'away mad actionists'

The so-called action signs were decorated with figures from the Commedia dell'arte and texts about the financial crisis of 1720, when shares of the East and West India Companies were found to be suddenly worthless. The wind trade from 1720 was one of the largest financial crises in history.

Origin
China
Period
Kangshi
Material
Porcelan
Reference
111-371

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