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Lobed bowl with lotus petals, birds, animals, and floral scrolls
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Lobed bowl with lotus petals, birds, animals, and floral scrolls

Medium:
Hammered silver with repoussé, chased, and ring-punched decoration and mercury gilding
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 5.6 x 14.6 cm (2 3/16 x 5 3/4 in)
Type:
Metalwork, Vessel
Origin:
Probably Xi’an, Shaanxi province, China
Topic:
flower, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), China, silver, Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase
On View:
Freer, Gallery 16: Silk Road Luxuries from China
Date:
late 7th-early 8th century
Period:
Early or mid-Tang dynasty
Accession Number:
F1931.8
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
1931 Yamanaka and Company, Boston 1931 [1] From 1931 Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Yamanaka and Company, Boston in 1931 [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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