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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 453
High‑tin bronze was an alternative to silver, appreciated for its bright surface, resonant quality, and resistance to bronze disease. This piece belongs to a group of hemispherical footless bowls produced in this period.
Mr. A. F. Mackenzie ; Hagop Kevorkian, New York (by 1957–d. 1962); Kevorkian Foundation, New York (1962–70; sale, Sotheby's London,December 8, 1970, lot 85, to MMA)
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