Lobed bowl with lotus petals, birds, animals, and floral scrolls
Hammered silver with repoussé, chased, and ring-punched decoration and mercury gilding
H x Diam: 5.6 x 14.6 cm (2 3/16 x 5 3/4 in)
Probably Xi’an, Shaanxi province, China
flower, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), China, silver, Chinese Art
Freer, Gallery 16: Silk Road Luxuries from China
late 7th-early 8th century
Early or mid-Tang dynasty
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
1931 Yamanaka and Company, Boston 1931  From 1931 Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Yamanaka and Company, Boston in 1931  Notes:  Object file, undated folder sheet. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.  See note 1.
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