Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period (475–221 B.C.)
4th–3rd century B.C.
Gilt and silvered bronze inlaid with jade (nephrite), mother-of-pearl, and turquoise
L. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
Purchase, Arthur M. Sackler Gift, 1974
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
Frederick M. Mayer 1898–1974 , New York (until 1974; to Christie, Manson & Woods); Mayer sale, Christie's, Manson & Woods Ltd. June 24–25, 1974, lot 203; to Eskenazi ; [ Eskenazi Ltd. , London, 1974; sold to MMA]