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Lotus Bud Waterdropper


Studio of Ch'en Ming-yuan


18th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Lotus Bud Waterdropper, Studio of Ch'en Ming-yuan
Lotus Bud Waterdropper: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | I-hsing stoneware with colored slips
Size: 2 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 2 5/8 in. (6.03 x 8.57 x 6.67 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 18th century, Ch'ing dynasty; Kangxi to Yongzheng period
Inscriptions: Stamp artist'S stamp impressed in underside of lotus bud
Physical Description: lotus bud and pod group, small snail on underside of bud provides support for the group; lotus buds and pods reflected in woodstand and carved to intigrate waterdropper as though it is growing from the stand
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 95.95.7a,b
Artist: Ch'en Ming-yuan, 1662 - 1735
Role: Artist
Nationality: Chinese
Life Dates: 1662 - 1735
Added to Site: February 28, 2009