Stemmed wine cup with floral scrolls

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Historical period(s)
Mid-Tang dynasty, 8th century
Medium
Cast silver with chased and ring-punched decoration
Dimensions
H x Diam: 4.3 x 6.6 cm (1 11/16 x 2 5/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1929.16
On View Location
Freer Gallery 16: Center of the World: China and the Silk Road
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Cup

Keywords
casting, China, engraving, punching, Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Provenance

1929
Yamanaka and Company, Boston 1929 [1]

From 1929
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Yamanaka and Company, Boston in 1929 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Yamanaka and Co.

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum