Cup stand (tuozhan) in the form of a lotus pod

Historical period(s)
Southern Song dynasty, Song dynasty, 1127-1279
Medium
Black lacquer on wood core
Dimensions
H x W: 6.1 x 16.1 cm (2 3/8 x 6 5/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.368
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Lacquer, Vessel
Type

Cup stand

Keywords
China, lotus, Song dynasty (960 - 1279), Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • The Monochrome Principle: Lacquerware and Ceramics of the Song and Qing Dynasties. Munich. p. 42, pl. 9.
  • Lee Yu-kuan. Oriental Lacquer Art., 1st ed. New York. 93.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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