Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 15th century
Medium
Gold
Dimensions
H x W x D: 29 x 21.7 x 8.9 cm (11 7/16 x 8 9/16 x 3 1/2 in) Weight: 1029.5 grams
Geography
China
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.295
Collection
Gellatly collection
Accession Number
LTS1985.1.295.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Canteen

Keywords
China, Gellatly collection, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Jessica Harrison-Hall. Ming: 50 years that changed China. Exh. cat. London, 2014. cat. 74, p. 91.
  • Ming art, people and places. .
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Non-exclusive license