Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

唐 鎏金山水人物紋銀杯
Cup with Figures in a Landscape

Period:
Tang dynasty (618–907)
Date:
9th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Silver with parcel gilding
Dimensions:
H.2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); W. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); D. 3 in. (7.6 cm); Diam. of foot 3 in. (7.6 cm); H. of foot 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.46
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
The chalice-like shape of this vessel derives from Western prototypes while the lush decoration on its interior surface is typically Chinese: figures in a landscape, elegant floral scrolls, and birds flying against a geometric background.
Related Objects

Stem Cup

Date: 7th–8th century Medium: Silver Accession: 23.226.1 On view in:Gallery 207

Dish in the Shape of a Leaf

Date: late 7th–early 8th century Medium: Silver with parcel gilding Accession: 1974.268.11 On view in:Gallery 207

Octagonal Cup with Ring Handle

Date: 8th century Medium: Silver with parcel gilding Accession: 1985.214.17 On view in:Gallery 207

Buddha Maitreya (Mile)

Date: dated 524 Medium: Gilt bronze Accession: 38.158.1a–n On view in:Gallery 207

Stem Cup

Date: 7th–9th century Medium: Gold with repoussé decoration Accession: 2002.19 On view in:Not on view