Sunday, June 25th 2017 @ 7:16pm EDT
An antique Chinese porcelain vase and stand. This miniature piece features white porcelain body with a hand-painted dragon grasping for a flaming pearl over water rendered in shades of vermilion and mint green. The vase rests on a carved teak wood stand. Unmarked, the vase likely dates from the late Qing dynasty (1644-1911) or Republic period (1912-1949). Paper labels are affixed to the underside. 1938.0129. 1b
Collected in the late 19th and early 20th century and donated to a Private Midwestern Institution in 1938
Sold to enhance and preserve the Institution’s mission-relevant Collections
- wear consistent with age.
- museum ID present to underside.
1.5" W x 4.0" H x 1.5" D
- measurement of vase on stand.