Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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gourd-shaped teapot
  • China
  • gourd-shaped teapot, 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • yixing 宜興 stoneware, bronze
  • Object Height/Diameter: 14 x 14.6 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/2 x 5 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1559.a,b
Description
Exhibitions

Double gourd shaped wine pot. Brown stoneware that is unglazed, but polished. The lid is made of bronze in the shape of three leaves. Vessel is made to resemble bronze.