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drum stool
  • unknown maker from 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

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.