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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1959.49
Title
'Gu' Ritual Wine Vessel with 'Taotie' and Stylized Dragon Decor
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
13th-12th century BCE
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Shang dynasty, c. 1600-c. 1050 BCE
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/203272
Location
Level 3, Room 3620, University Study Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Cast bronze
Dimensions
H. 27.5 x Diam. 16 cm (10 13/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
Provenance
Mrs. Frederick B. Jennings, Ipswich, MA (by 1959), gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1959.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mrs. Frederick B. Jennings
Accession Year
1959
Object Number
1959.49
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Earthly Delights: 6,000 Years of Asian Ceramics, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/21/2022 - 08/14/2022

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