Ewer of brownish lacquer over wood, representing a crouching animal

citation

Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou to Western Han dynasty, 3rd century BCE
Medium
Lacquer
Dimensions
H x W x D: 15.6 x 15.4 x 30.7 cm (6 1/8 x 6 1/16 x 12 1/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1949.22
On View Location
Freer Gallery 18: Art and Industry: China's Ancient Houma Foundry
Classification(s)
Lacquer, Vessel
Type

Ewer

Keywords
animal, China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Simon Kriger

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

Copyright with museum