Lamp (deng)

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Historical period(s)
Han dynasty, ca. 2nd-1st century BCE
Medium
Bronze with mercury gilding and silvering; with incised lines
Dimensions
H x W: 12.2 x 16.2 cm (4 13/16 x 6 3/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.339a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Lamp

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

Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987

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

Copyright with museum