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Lidded ritual ewer (guang) with taotie, dragons, birds, tigers, elephants, fish, snakes, and humans

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 31.4 x 31.5 x 14.4 cm (12 3/8 x 12 3/8 x 5 11/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Middle Yangzi Valley, China
Date:
ca. 1100-1050 BCE
Topic:
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Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
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taotie  Search this
WWII-era provenance  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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