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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.53.116
Title
Support, Perhaps for a Lamp, in the Form of a Standing Official Grasping Two Open Cylinders
Classification
Lighting Devices
Work Type
lighting device
Date
4th century BCE
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Zhou dynasty, Warring States period, 475-221 BCE
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/203784
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Cast bronze, the eyes inlaid with silver; the originally hollow base filled in with lead
Dimensions
H. 20 x W. 9.7 x D. 12.8 cm (7 7/8 x 3 13/16 x 5 1/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.53.116
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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