Historical period(s)
Warring States period, Eastern Zhou dynasty, 5th-3rd century BCE
Medium
Lacquer
Dimensions
H x W x D: 5 x 15.2 x 17.1 cm (1 15/16 x 6 x 6 3/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1947.24
On View Location
Freer Gallery 18: Art and Industry: China's Ancient Houma Foundry
Classification(s)
Lacquer, Vessel
Type

Cup

Keywords
bird, China, deer, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), funerary, Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

John Hadley Cox 1913 - 2005

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton. Chinese Art of the Warring States Period: Change and Continuity, 480-222 B.C. Washington, 1982-1983. cat. 135, p. 183.
  • Masterpieces of Chinese and Japanese Art: Freer Gallery of Art handbook. Washington, 1976. p. 58.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum