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Water vessel in the form of two mandarin ducks, with a lotus leaf lid

Water vessel in the form of two mandarin ducks, with a lotus leaf lid

Water vessel in the form of two mandarin ducks, with a lotus leaf lid

Porcelain painted with underglaze blue

H: 12; W: 11 cm

Bequest of Wolf Ladejinsky, Washington, DC, through the America-Israel Cultural Foundation

Accession number:

B78.0481

Arts/Asian Art

Mandarin ducks mate for life and are therefore a symbol of marital fidelity.