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drum stool
  • China
  • drum stool, Republic of China (1911–1949)
  • Where object was made: China
  • ceramic, famille verte enamel, possibly gilding
  • Object Height/Diameter: 47 x 33 cm
  • Bequest of Theodore M. Hussey
  • Not on display
  • 2014.2949
Description

white cylindracle ceramic object decorated with scenes of people, flowers, butterflies, and cut outs. Two large paintings of people, one on each side, and medallions with people. Open cut-out work. Top has large scenic picture withpeople and rose medallions in border. Raised large headwork borders, highlighted with gold. All-over design in soft greens, pinks. Barrel shaped.