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Vase in the Form of a Bronze Wine Vessel, with Dragons, Waves, and Trigrams

Deep earthenware soup bowl with two swirly designed handles and cover topped with a flower shaped element. The bowl is decorated in black with griffin and palmette pattern on rim and with a scene in an oval depicting a running male figure in a winged helmet handing a baby over to the lady sitting on the ground.
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  • Deep earthenware soup bowl with two swirly designed handles and cover topped with a flower shaped element. The bowl is decorated in black with griffin and palmette pattern on rim and with a scene in an oval depicting a running male figure in a winged helmet handing a baby over to the lady sitting on the ground.

Date:

Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Wanli reign mark and period (1573–1620)

Artist:

China

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 134

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Vase in the Form of a Bronze Wine Vessel, with Dragons, Waves, and Trigrams

Origin

China

Date

1573–1620

Medium

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamel

Dimensions

H. 22.6 cm (8 7/8 in.); diam.: 14.8 cm (5 13/16 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Russell Tyson

Reference Number

1964.690

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