Lotus Petal Spittoon

Xu Yin


The spittoon was a vessel placed upon the dining table and used to discard everyday trash and other dregs in ancient China.The piece has a wide gaping mouth, and a long neck atop a round belly. Over centuries, the bowl’s silhouette has remained unchanged; the only difference being the distinct touches of creativity the artist would use to denote originality, taste or style. This vessel is produced in strict accordance with old tradition. The large mouth has five discernible wave-like crests. These give certain energy to the piece whilst also convey...


Height: 20cm (7")

Width: 22cm (8")


Natural Longquan clay, glaze stone, throwing

Please note: slight color variations may occur due to the complexity of accurately photographing the color of each celadon piece.