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Cup

Period:
late Eastern Zhou (770–256 B.C.) or Warring States (475–221 B.C)
Date:
5th–3rd century B.C.
Culture:
China
Medium:
Silver with parcel gilding
Dimensions:
W. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur M. Sackler Gift, 1974
Accession Number:
1974.268.16
Not on view
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 172; to Eskenazi) ; [ Eskenazi Ltd. , London, 1974; sold to MMA]
New York. China House. "The Art of Eastern Zhou," November 13, 1962–December 15, 1962.

Washington, DC. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. "Early Chinese and Nomadic Bronzes," November 19, 1995–December 15, 1996.

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