Artist Chinese
  • Cup Stand
  • Lobed Tea Bowl Stand (published title)
Date between 1127 and 1279
Medium wood with brown-black lacquer
Dimensions Overall: 3 3/4 × 6 1/4 inches (9.5 × 15.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Acquisitions Fund
Accession Number 79.150
Department Asian Art
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed with red lacquer, high stem: [character]
1979-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
High Tea: Glorious Manifestations East and West. Exh. cat., Norton Museum of Art. West Palm Beach, FL, 2014, p. 132.

Pitelka, Morgan. “Warriors, Tea, and Art in Premodern Japan.” Bulletin of the DIA 88, no. 1/4 (2014): pp. 22-23, 30-31 (fig. 6).

You, Yao-Fen. “From Novelty to Necessity: The Europeanization of Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate.” In Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate: Consuming the World, ed. Yao-Fen You, Mimi Hellman, and Hope Saska. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 2016, p. 42; 54 (ill.); 127, cat. 53.

Kwok, Zoe S. The Eternal Feast: Banqueting in Chinese Art from the 10th to the 14th Century. Exh. cat., Princeton University Art Museum. New Haven, 2019, p. 168-169 (cat. 39) (ill.).