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Tea bowl stand
Place of Origin: Southern China
Date: approx. 1200-1400
Historical Period: Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)
Materials: Lacquer on wood and fabric
Dimensions: H. 3 5/16 in x Diam. 7 1/4 in, H. 8.4 cm x Diam. 18.4 cm
Credit Line: Museum purchase
Department: Chinese Art
Collection: Decorative Arts
Object Number: B76M3
On Display: No

Description

Label: Under ideal circumstances, tea was meant to be drunk from specially designed bowls while the partakers were surrounded by beautiful objects. This lacquered object served as a stand for holding one of these bowls.

More Information

Exhibition History: "Gems of Chinese Art: From the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, The Avery Brundage Collection", Hong Kong Museum of Art, 5/17/1983-8/7/1983.

"Marvels of Medieval China: Those Lustrous Song and Yuan Lacquers", Asian Art Museum, 3/11/1986 - 7/29/1986
Label: Under ideal circumstances, tea was meant to be drunk from specially designed bowls while the partakers were surrounded by beautiful objects. This lacquered object served as a stand for holding one of these bowls.
Exhibition History: "Gems of Chinese Art: From the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, The Avery Brundage Collection", Hong Kong Museum of Art, 5/17/1983-8/7/1983.

"Marvels of Medieval China: Those Lustrous Song and Yuan Lacquers", Asian Art Museum, 3/11/1986 - 7/29/1986