University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: 31-36-10
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: 17th Century - 18th Century
Early Date: 1600
Late Date: 1799
Section:Asian
Materials:Bronze
Enamel
Cloisonne
Technique:Cast
Champleve
Cloisonne
Iconography:Bird
Chariot
Credit Line:Gift of Arthur H. Lea, 1931

Description

Bird chariot. A bronze container in form of a bird on wheels. Back of bird has an opening; wings, tail, neck and wheels are cloisonne. Design somewhat crude.


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