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Stemmed wine cup with floral scrolls
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Stemmed wine cup with floral scrolls

Stemmed wine cup with floral scrolls

Medium:
Cast bronze with chased and ring-punched decoration and mercury gilding
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.1 x 5.2 cm (2 3/8 x 2 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork, Vessel
Origin:
Probably Xi’an, Shaanxi province, China
Topic:
Tang dynasty (618 - 907), China, bronze, Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
On View:
Freer, Gallery 16: Silk Road Luxuries from China
Date:
late 7th-early 8th century
Period:
Early or mid-Tang dynasty
Accession Number:
F1911.70
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1911 Ta Ge Shang, Beijing and Shanghai, to 1911 [1]1] From 1911 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ta Ge Shang in 1911 [2] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3] Notes: [1] See Original Bronze List, S.I. 225, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. [2] See note 1. [3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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