Ritual wine warner (jia) with taotie and dragons

citation

Historical period(s)
Erligang period, Early Shang dynasty, ca. 1600-1500 BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 24 x 15.8 x 15.6 cm (9 7/16 x 6 1/4 x 6 1/8 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
S2012.9.571
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceremonial Object, Metalwork
Type

Vessel

Keywords
casting, China, dragon, Erligang period (ca. 1500 - ca. 1300 BCE), jia, Paul Singer collection, taotie, wine
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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