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清中期 玉仿古小花觚
Miniature vase in the shape of an ancient ritual vessel (gu)

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H. 3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm); W. 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm)
Classification:
Jade
Credit Line:
Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902
Accession Number:
02.18.400
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 219
The shape, raised ridges, and incised decoration on the surface of this vase derive from bronze beakers produced during the Shang dynasty (ca.1600–1046 B.C.).
Heber R. Bishop , New York (until 1902)
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