Libation Cup

Artist/maker unknown, Chinese

Geography:
Made in China, Asia

Period:
Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

Date:
Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Medium:
Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration (Famille verte)

Dimensions:
3 5/8 x 3 1/2 inches (9.2 x 8.9 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1955-50-145

Credit Line:
The Alfred and Margaret Caspary Memorial Gift, 1955

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Label:
Inspired by the bronze libation cups used in ancient rituals, this ceramic version features dragons, cranes, and other auspicious symbols.