Art/ Collection/ Art Object

西周 青銅匕
Spoon (Bi)

Period:
Western Zhou dynasty (1046–771 B.C.)
Date:
late 9th–early 8th century B.C.
Culture:
China
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); L. 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm); Wt. 1 lb. (0.5 kg)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Munsey Fund, 1931
Accession Number:
24.72.20
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
Duan Fang (until d. 1911); by descent in the Duan Fang family (until 1924, sold to MMA, through John C. Ferguson 福開森)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Ancient China," 2005.

Shanghai Museum. "Newly Excavated Bronze Wares from Baoji, Shaanxi and Fan Jin," November 20, 2014–March 1, 2015.

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