Brushpot
On View In:
Gallery 217
Artist:   Chih Ting  
Title:   Brushpot  
Date:   1796-1820  
Medium:   Ivory with tinted incised decor  
Dimensions:   4 15/16 x 3 7/16 x 3 7/16 in. (12.54 x 8.73 x 8.73 cm)  
Credit Line:   Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton  
Location:   Gallery 217  

Artist/Creator(s)     
Name:   Ting, Chih  
 

Object Description  
  
Inscriptions:   Signature, inscription and sticker on side, incised: three-line inscription and "Bamboo Dewlling" on side, incised: Zhi Ting seal on bottom: dealer's sticker  
Classification:   Ivory (Do Not Use)  
Physical Description:   cylindrical, slightly waisted shape following the form of the tusk; rebated at the foot to receive the inset flat base; decorated with design of lady dressed in robes with flowing scarves, holding a tray with a peach; crane leaning toward woman with beak open; rocky outcrop and tall pine tree in background  
Creation Place:   Asia, China, , ,  
Accession #:   2004.88.4  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts