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Ritual wine warmer with taotie

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 15 x 13 x 13 cm (5 7/8 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
probably Zhengzhou, Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1600-1500 BCE
Period:
Early Shang dynasty
Topic:
casting  Search this
wine  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Robert Hatfield Ellsworth collection  Search this
Erligang period, Early Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1400 BCE)  Search this
taotie  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1986.6a-b
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Freer’s Asian Ceramics Reconsidered

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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
Type:
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2018-04-16T14:48:58Z
Topic:
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Curator Perspectives on Empresses of China’s Forbidden City

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Type:
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2019-05-04T19:59:38Z
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A Conversation with Uli Sigg and Michael Schindhelm

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Type:
Youtube videos
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2020-08-04T17:33:44Z
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
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Tea and Conversation: The Peacock Room

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2020-08-04T13:24:30Z
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The Evolving Art of Dough Modeling

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
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2014-08-27T15:42:18Z
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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Education  Search this
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Garment hook (daigou) in the form of a bird

Medium:
Bronze with gold and silver inlay
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 1.5 x 7.3 x 1.6 cm (9/16 x 2 7/8 x 5/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
4th-3rd century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
bird  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2059
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Garment hook (daigou) in the form of a Chinese lute with interlacing dragons

Medium:
Iron with gold and silvery inlay
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 4.7 x 26.4 x 4 cm (1 7/8 x 10 3/8 x 1 9/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
Possibly 5th-4th century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2060
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Garment hook

Medium:
Bronze with gilding
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 1.8 x 1.8 x 2.6 cm (11/16 x 11/16 x 1 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
3rd century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
animal  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2061
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Garment hook (daigou) with scrolls

Medium:
Bronze with gilding and chased decoration
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 0.7 x 14 x 1.5 cm (1/4 x 5 1/2 x 9/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
5th-4th century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
chasing  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2062
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Garment hook

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 1.5 x 18.1 x 2.8 cm (9/16 x 7 1/8 x 1 1/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
4th-3rd century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2063
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Tubular garment hook with animals and scrolls

Medium:
Bronze with silver inlay
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 1.5 x 11.5 x 2 cm (9/16 x 4 1/2 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
3rd century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty, late Warring States period to Han dynasty
Topic:
animal  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)  Search this
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Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2064
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Garment hook (daigou) with animals and geometric decoration

Medium:
Bronze with gilding and turqoise inlay
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 1.3 x 18.2 x 2.9 cm (1/2 x 7 3/16 x 1 1/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
probably 4th-3rd century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
animal  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2065
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Garment hook

Medium:
Bronze with silver and turquoise inlay
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 3.7 x 25 x 4.5 cm (1 7/16 x 9 13/16 x 1 3/4 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
5th-4th century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2066
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Garment hook (daigou) in the form of a Chinese lute with lozenges

Medium:
Bronze with silver and turquoise inlay
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 1.4 x 14.6 x 1.4 cm (9/16 x 5 3/4 x 9/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
5th-4th century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2067
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Mirror

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 0.8 x 17 cm (5/16 x 6 11/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Mirror
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting  Search this
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Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2068
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Tubular fitting

Medium:
Bronze inlaid with silver
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 11 x 3.5 cm (4 5/16 x 1 3/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Topic:
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
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Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2069
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Vessel (yi)

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 11.8 x 25.2 x 16 cm (4 5/8 x 9 15/16 x 6 5/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
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Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2070
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2070

Mirror

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 1 x 20.5 cm (3/8 x 8 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Mirror
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting  Search this
China  Search this
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Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2071
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Pair of figures

Medium:
Lead
Dimensions:
H x W x D (1): 12.1 x 3.3 x 0.3 cm (4 3/4 x 1 5/16 x 1/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Date:
3rd-4th century
Period:
After Han dynasty
Topic:
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2072.1-2
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