Description The double gourd is associated with long life and good fortune. One of the eight Daoist [Taoist] immortals carries a double gourd from which bats sometimes emerge ("fu" means both "bat" and "good fortune").
- Going for Baroque. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1995-1996.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest [accessioned in 1988].
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters
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