|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Period||Early 20th Century|
|Date Made||Early 20th Century|
|Materials||Copper Alloy | Bronze|
|Iconography||Phoenix | Dragons | Tiger|
|Inscription Language||Chinese Language|
Libation cup or beaker, zun. Bronze vessel with dark olive green patina and faint traces of green patina. Beaker shape with flaring lip and plain broad base. Decoration on exterior includes conventionalized phoenix birds, kui dragons and cloud and thunder scrolls; and in high relief two tiger head masks. Interior is plain except for inscription of four archaic characters on the bottom, cast with the vessel, "wrought as a precious libation cup." 9 holes drilled on bottom. Most likely a 20th century copy of a Western Zhou Dynasty zun.
|Outside Diameter||20.95 cm|
|Credit Line||Purchased from C. T. Loo; Subscription of Lammot du Pont, 1918|
|Other Number||S.L. 2914.8 (MET) - Old Loan Number|
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