Art/ Collection/ Art Object

商 青銅觶
Miniature Wine Cup (Zhi)

Period:
Shang dynasty, early Anyang period (ca. 1300–ca. 1050 B.C.)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. John Marriott, Mrs. John Barry Ryan, Gilbert W. Kahn, and Roger Wolfe Kahn, 1949
Accession Number:
49.136.1a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
Mrs. John Marriot, Mrs. John Barry Ryan, Gilbert W. Kahn, and Roger Wolfe Kahn , New York (until 1949; donated to MMA)
Related Objects

Drop-front desk (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet)

Artist: Attributed to Adam Weisweiler (French, 1744–1820) Date: ca. 1787 Medium: Oak veneered with burl thuya, amaranth, mahogany, satinwood, holly, and ebonized holly; painted metal; one soft-paste porcelain plaque; fifteen jasper medallions; gilt-bronze mounts; marble; leather (not original) Accession: 58.75.57 On view in:Gallery 529

Bodhisattva Maitreya, the Buddha of the Future

Artist: Date: 7th century
Accession Number: 1978.536
Date: 7th century Medium: Bronze inlaid with silver Accession: 1978.536 On view in:Gallery 237

Stone Mason's Chisel

Artist: Date: ca. 2051–2000 B.C.
Accession Number: 27.3.12
Date: ca. 2051–2000 B.C. Medium: Hammered bronze or copper alloy Accession: 27.3.12 On view in:Gallery 109

Ewer of Zenobius

Artist: Date: 700s
Accession Number: 17.190.1704
Date: 700s Medium: Silver, partial-gilt Accession: 17.190.1704 On view in:Gallery 301

Aquamanile in the Form of Aristotle and Phyllis

Artist: Date: late 14th or early 15th century
Accession Number: 1975.1.1416
Date: late 14th or early 15th century Medium: Bronze; Quaternary copper alloy (approx. 72% copper, approx. 17% zinc, approx. 6% lead, approx. 3% tin). Accession: 1975.1.1416 On view in:Gallery 958