Folding tripodal stand in three parts

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Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, 4th-3rd century BCE
Medium
Bronze, gold and silver inlay
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 38.8 x 41.7 x 37.2 cm (15 1/4 x 16 7/16 x 14 5/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1947.1a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork
Type

Stand

Keywords
casting, China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), inlay, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Ellis Monroe

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton. Chinese Art of the Warring States Period: Change and Continuity, 480-222 B.C. Washington, 1982-1983. cat. 27, p. 69.
  • Cheng Te-k'un. Archaeology in China. 3 vols., Cambridge, England. pl. 40b.
  • Sueji Umehara. Rakuyo kinson kobo shuei (Objects from the Ancient Tombs at Chin Ts'un, Lo-yang). Kyoto. pl. 57.
  • Robert Dale Jacobsen. Inlaid Bronzes of Pre-Imperial China: A Classical Tradition and Its Later Revivals. 2 vols. Ann Arbor. pl. 227.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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