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Moon Flask


Artist Unknown (China)


early 18th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Moon Flask, Artist Unknown (China)
Moon Flask: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Porcelain with underglaze blue decor
Size: 9 3/8 x 7 5/8 x 3 15/16 in. (23.81 x 19.37 x 10 cm)
Creation Place: China
Culture: China
Style: 18th century, Ch'ing dynasty
Physical Description: blue and white; flattened globular shape supported on a spreading pedestal foot with flat unglazed base containing a central glazed hemispherical recess; narrow neck flares out to a bulbous mouth supported by a pair of strap handles terminating in ruyi he
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2005.8
Added to Site: March 1, 2009