Wine server with bird-topped lid

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Historical period(s)
Western Zhou dynasty, ca. 950-850 BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 17.5 x 19.7 x 5.8 cm (6 7/8 x 7 3/4 x 2 5/16 in)
Geography
China, Shaanxi-Shanxi provinces
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
S1999.120.7a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Wine server

Keywords
bird, casting, China, Paul Singer collection, Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE), wine, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities founded 1981
Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, NY founded 1965
Dr. Elizabeth A. Sackler born 1948
Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997
Arthur F. Sackler born 1950
Denise Marika born 1955
Dr. Carol Master born 1941

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

Copyright with museum