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Title

Basin

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

early 17th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Basin, Artist Unknown (China)
Basin: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Pewter with gilt and brass decoration
Size: 3 x 18 x 18 in. (7.6 x 45.7 x 45.7 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 17th century, Ming-Ch'ing dynasty
Physical Description: large basin with flat sides and wide barbed flange rim; gilt decorations of woman with her maid and a man, floating on clouds, in a floating garden with flowering trees; rim decorated with floral sprays alternating with containers of flowers
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2001.35
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009