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Catalog Data

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 28 x 15 cm (11 x 5 7/8 in)
Type:
Weapon and Armament
Origin:
Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1050-771 BCE
Period:
Western Zhou dynasty
Description:
Blade decorated with casting in relief. Encrusted with malachite and some azurite patination.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Chinese Art (January 1, 1963 to March 6, 1981)
Chinese Bronze, Jade, Metalwork (March 1, 1957 to January 1, 1963)
Untitled Exhibition, Ancient Chinese Jade and Bronze (August 26, 1955 to October 25, 1955)
Untitled Exhibition, Ancient Chinese Art, 1946 (May 7, 1946 to February 25, 1956)
Untitled Exhibition, Ancient Chinese Art, 1945 (January 9, 1945 to August 20, 1955)
Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Metalwork (March 14, 1931 to March 22, 1943)
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1934.9a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3876853f1-5c24-4497-89f1-5f8304443816
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1934.9a-c