University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameHu (Chinese vessel type)
Object Number: C74
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Han Dynasty
Date Made: Western Han Dynasty
Early Date: -206
Late Date: 220
Section:Asian
Materials:Copper Alloy
Bronze
Technique:Cast
Iconography:Mask
Height: 43.18cm
Outside Diameter:38.1cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Spink & Son, 1914
Other NumberA1499 - Old Museum Number

Description

Bronze vessel, dark green patina. "Hu" shape with raised mask and ring on sides. An inscription runs across the body of the piece. Han Dynasty.


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