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Ceremonial Water Vessel
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Ceremonial Water Vessel

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The motifs and shape are inspired by ceremonial water vessels of the 10th century BCE. The glazes are intended to suggest the patina of an inlaid bronze long buried in the earth.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions Reign mark of the Qianlong emperor In gold
Credit Bequest of Henry Walters, 1931

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1736-1795 (Qing dynasty (1644-1911))
porcelain with tea-dust green glaze and overglaze turquoise and gold
Accession Number
4 13/16 in. (12.3 cm)
  • China (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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