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Spitoon with Dragon and Cloud Design
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Spitoon with Dragon and Cloud Design


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This spittoon is decorated with a design that wraps around the entire vessel. There are two dragons, one on each register of the vessel, each in pursuit of a pearl. The background of the two dragons in pursuit of a pearl is painted with clouds. The foot of the vessel has no decoration.
Provenance William T. or Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Inscriptions mark: made for the studio of quiet stillness
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
1820-1850
Medium
porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze coral red (oxidized to gray) enamels
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
49.1082
Measurements
H: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
Geographies
  • China (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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