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vase with lid
  • China
    active: China
  • vase with lid, 1300s, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
  • Where object was made: China
  • porcelain
  • Gift of Helen Marcy Johnson and Arthur S. Johnson
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0215.a,b

High shouldered light celadon color vase with lid. Molded in two parts with joint around center. Design of lotuses in low relief against raised dots in top section; against waves in lower section. Double squared meander band around center. Dissolved dragons in band around foot. Discolored surface crack in upper section. Unglazed orangy foot; lightly potted. Ying Ch'ing vase with lid.