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Stemmed wine cup with floral scrolls

Type
Cup
Historical period(s)
Mid-Tang dynasty, 8th century
Medium
Cast silver with chased and ring-punched decoration
Dimension(s)
4.3 x 6.6 cm
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1929.16

1929
Yamanaka and Company, Boston 1929 [1]

From 1929
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Yamanaka and Company, Boston in 1929 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Keyword(s)
casting, China, engraving, punching, Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Collection(s) Area
Chinese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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