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唐 鎏金鏨花銀碗
Bowl

Period:
Tang dynasty (618–907)
Date:
7th–8th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Silver with parcel gilding
Dimensions:
Diam. 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Jointly owned by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, 1974
Accession Number:
1974.268.12
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
Silver articles of the early Tang period (618– 907) display complex forms and minutely detailed decoration. In this bowl, the vessel walls are decorated in repoussé.
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 158; to Eskenazi ; [ Eskenazi Ltd. , London, 1974; sold to MMA]
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