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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.52.71
Title
Censer with Dragon Base and Openwork Lid in the Form of a Mountain (Boshan lu)
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Po-shan lu
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
206 BCE - 220 CE
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Han dynasty, 206 BCE-220 CE
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/204244
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gilt bronze
Dimensions
19.7 x 12.4 cm (7 3/4 x 4 7/8 in.)
Provenance
Grenville L. Winthrop purchased from Lai-Yuan & Co., Paris (March 1920)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.52.71
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

S427: Ancient Chinese Bronzes and Jades, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 10/20/1985 - 04/30/2008

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