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Wine Bottle and Cup
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Wine Bottle and Cup


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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").
Exhibitions
  • 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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Period
late 18th-early 19th century
Medium
carved gourd, metal alloy, wood, silk, bamboo
(Wood)
Accession Number
68.5
Measurements
10 x 4 1/4 in. (25.4 x 10.8 cm)
Geographies
  • China (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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