Ritual vessel (lien)

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Historical period(s)
Han dynasty, 2nd-1st century BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W: 17.5 x 25.5 cm (6 7/8 x 10 1/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1951.5
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Ritual vessel

Keywords
casting, China, Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Walter Hochstadter

Published References
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Mr. R.J. Gettens, James Cahill, Noel Barnard. The Freer Chinese Bronzes. Oriental Studies Series, vol. 1, no. 7 Washington. cat. 121, p. 611.
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 31, p. 156.
  • Masterpieces of Chinese and Japanese Art: Freer Gallery of Art handbook. Washington, 1976. p. 22.
  • Michelle C. Wang. A Bronze Menagerie: Mat Weights of Early China. Exh. cat. Boston and PIttsburgh. fig. 10.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum