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Covered jar of gold inlaid with gems

Medium:
Gold with semiprecious stones
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9.5 x 9.4 x 8.4 cm (3 3/4 x 3 11/16 x 3 5/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
1426-1435
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
inlay  Search this
Xuande reign (1426 - 1435)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
hammering  Search this
incising  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1952.29a-b
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
On View:
Freer Gallery 13: Looking Out, Looking In: Art in Late Imperial China
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye35028c9dc-ee26-48e3-af9b-4cadb30923a5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1952.29a-b

Lidded ritual wine container (you) with taotie and dragons

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 22 x 19.8 x 17.5 cm (8 11/16 x 7 13/16 x 6 7/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1200-1100 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
taotie  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.968a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
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/ye337fbbe20-e493-4d65-ab9d-ff538bf04ad4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.968a-b
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