Gilt bronze water container with boy holding the rim, Ming dynasty, China, c early 16th century. Artist: Unknown

- Image ID: BHY0A2
Gilt bronze water container with boy holding the rim, Ming dynasty, China, c early 16th century. Artist: Unknown
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Image ID: BHY0A2
Gilt bronze water container with a boy holding the rim, Ming dynasty, China, c early 16th century. A small but heavy gilt bronze water container in the form of a fishbowl with a standing boy looking upwards holding the thickened rim. The fish bowl has a continuous lotus scroll decoration in relief and the base is slightly recessed.