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Title

Water Dropper

Artist

Artist Unknown (China)

Date

16th-17th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G217
Water Dropper, Artist Unknown (China)
Water Dropper: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Bronze
Size: 2 11/16 x 3 3/4 x 1 13/16 in. (6.83 x 9.53 x 4.6 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century
Physical Description: Crouching hoofed mythical animal; double horn with head turned to side and mouth open; scaly body with flamelike ribbons at haunches; tufted mane and tail
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 99.20.2
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009