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商 青銅鬲鼎
Lobed Tripod Cauldron (Liding)

Period:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600–1046 B.C.)
Date:
11th century B.C.
Culture:
China
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. to handles 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm); H. at rim 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm); W. at handles 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. John Marriott, Mrs. John Barry Ryan, Gilbert W. Kahn, and Roger Wolfe Kahn, 1949
Accession Number:
49.136.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
The shape of this vessel is derived from utilitarian pottery prototypes.
Mrs. John Marriot, Mrs. John Barry Ryan, Gilbert W. Kahn, and Roger Wolfe Kahn , 1949; donated to MMA
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Ancient China," 2005.

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