University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:84-21-3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: China
Period: Shang Dynasty
Date Made: Shang Dynasty
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: Shang Dynasty
Copper Alloy
Iconography:Horned Animal
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bull, 1984


Bronze pole finial. Hollow socket with two curving horn-like projections. Exterior low relief of bovine face and horns with segmented scroll motif. Heavily encrusted patina on one side and hole worn through near base. Hole on either side near raised eyes of bovine.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Bronze and Metal-Working (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jan 1987 - Feb 1988) View Objects in Exhibition
The Bull Collection (16 Oct 1997 - 08 Dec 1997) View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue] 1983. Important Chinese Works of Art: The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Bull. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 37View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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