Bird on wheels

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Historical period(s)
Tang or Song dynasty, 8th-10th century
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 7.7 x 6.1 x 8.7 cm (3 1/16 x 2 3/8 x 3 7/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
RLS1997.48.370
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork
Type

Toy

Keywords
bird, casting, China, gilding, Paul Singer collection, Song dynasty (960 - 1279), Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

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

Copyright with museum