Chinese Ritual Vessel


Location: On Display in the Asia Galleries

From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 77-17-1A
Current Location Asia Galleries - On Display
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Period Song Dynasty
Date Made Song Dynasty
Section Asian
Materials Bronze
Technique Cast
Iconography Bird | Dragon | Taotie

Chinese bronze vessel. This bronze pouring vessel with a bird head spout has a fixed rounded handle on which decorative raised patterns appear above each end. There is also a pair of raised horizontal lines around pot with three supporting legs which have mask decorations at the shoulder.

Credit Line Gift of Donald L. Nathanson, 1977

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