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Wine Ewer and Cover


Artist Unknown (China)


early 14th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G204
Wine Ewer and Cover, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Ch'ing-pai warePorcelain with molded, slip, and appliqué décor beneath a pale blue glaze
Size: 13 x 10-1/2 x 6-1/4 in. (33.0 x 26.7 x 15.9 cm)
Creation Place: China
Culture: China
Style: 14th century, Yuan dynasty
Physical Description: bulbous body with long, thin neck; spout carved with dragon's head; handle carved with dragon's head and neck; seated dog on top of cover; large bird carved on each side of body; light blue glaze
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of C. Curtis Dunnavan
Accession Number: 2001.31.8a,b
Added to Site: February 28, 2009