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vase
  • China
  • vase, circa 1500, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
  • Where object was made: China
  • celadon, porcelain
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 360 x 191 x 102 mm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 1/8 x 7 1/2 x 4 in
  • Gift of Edith and Herbert Elsas
  • Not on display
  • 1992.0104
Description

Vase of flattened baluster shape with incised decoration and elephant head mounts on each side. Body incised with decoration of central lotus blossom surrounded by stylized cloud scrolls. Supported on conforming low foot. Unmarked.