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mid-Zhou dynasty (1046–256 B.C.)
Bronze with green patina
H. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm); W. 17 11/16 in. (44.9 cm); D. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1945
Accession Number:
Not on view
[ C. Edward Wells , until 1945; sold to MMA]
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