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

Medium:
Cast and hammered silver with chased and ring-punched decoration and mercury gilding
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.4 x 7.8 cm (2 1/2 x 3 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork, Vessel
Origin:
Probably Xi’an, Shaanxi province, China
Topic:
bird, rabbit, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), casting, grape, China, silver, Chinese Art, gilding, engraving, chasing, hammering
Credit Line:
Purchase
Date:
late 7th century
Period:
Early Tang dynasty
Accession Number:
F1930.51
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
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.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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