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Ritual wine ewer (gong) with masks (taotie), dragons, and real animals

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 32.2 × 32.2 × 15.7 cm (12 11/16 × 12 11/16 × 6 3/16 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1100-1050 BCE
Period:
Probably late Shang dynasty, late Anyang period
Topic:
casting  Search this
metal  Search this
bronze  Search this
animal  Search this
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
wine  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
taotie  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Accession Number:
F1961.33a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3810cf905-f85e-4adb-b160-1e5b94cbffe9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1961.33a-b
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