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Wine cup with ring handle, birds, animals, and grape vines

Type
Cup
Historical period(s)
Early Tang dynasty, late 7th century
Medium
Cast and hammered silver with chased and ring-punched decoration and mercury gilding
Dimension(s)
6.4 x 9.4 x 7.8 cm
Geography
China, Shaanxi province, Probably Xi’an
Credit Line
Purchase
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1930.51

1930
Yamanaka and Company, Boston 1930 [1]

From 1930
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Yamanaka and Company, Boston in 1930 [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)
bird, casting, chasing, China, engraving, gilding, grape, hammering, rabbit, Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Collection(s) Area
Chinese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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