Melon-shaped pouring vessel with lid

citation

Melon-shaped pouring vessel with lid, with a squirrel on the knob.

Historical period(s)
early 20th century
Medium
Metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 14 x 10 x 10 cm (5 1/2 x 3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
RLS1997.48.3a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork
Type

Vessel

Keywords
casting, chasing, China, hammering, Paul Singer collection, repousse
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

Description

Melon-shaped pouring vessel with lid, with a squirrel on the knob.

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum