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Covered Tripod


Artist Unknown (China)


19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G210
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Covered Tripod: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Jade (Do Not Use) | Light green jadeite with white and green markings
Size: 10 1/2 in. (26.67 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 19th century, Ch'ing dynasty
Physical Description: the globular body left entirely plain, with high polish showing the bright green stone with icy mottling and some darker green flecks and traces of white, with a pair of monster mask and loose ring handles, the tripod supports also issuing from monster ma
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund and Gift of the Thomas Barlow Walker Foundation
Accession Number: 92.103.22a,b
Added to Site: February 28, 2009