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商 青銅觚
Wine Beaker (Gu)

Period:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600–1046 B.C.)
Date:
13th century B.C.
Culture:
China
Medium:
Bronze inlaid with black pigment
Dimensions:
H. 10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm); Diam. of rim 6 in. (15.2 cm); Diam. of base 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Bequest of Addie W. Kahn, 1949
Accession Number:
49.135.11
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
A single character (clan sign) is cast inside the foot of the vessel.
Marking: A single character (clan sign) is cast inside the foot of the vessel.
Addie W. Kahn , New York (until d. 1949; bequeathed to MMA)
Coral Gables. Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami. "The Art of the Oriental Bronze Metallurgist: China, Korea, Japan, 1500 B.C.–A.D. 1912," January 19, 1978–February 26, 1978.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Ancient China," 2005.

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