Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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vase with lid
  • China
  • vase with lid, early 1900s, Republic of China (1911–1949)
  • Where object was made: China
  • porcelain, enamel, gilding
  • Object Height/Diameter: 32.5 x 10.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 12 3/4 x 4 1/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1456.a,b

Tall vase with domed lid. Vase has pink enamel background with two four-clawed dragons and flower and vine forms in the enamel, with touches of gold. Border at bottom, flower and scroll with turquoise background. Two relief dragons at neck in gold. Lid is topped with a relief gold foo dog.