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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.52.54
Title
Sarcophagus-Shaped Reliquary Box
Classification
Ritual Implements
Work Type
reliquary
Date
late 7th cent. - 9th cent.
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Tang dynasty, 618-907
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/204656
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gilt and silvered bronze
Dimensions
H. 8.7 x W. 8.7 x L. 11.5 cm (3 7/16 x 3 7/16 x 4 1/2 in.)
Provenance
[Yamanaka & Co., New York, 12/31/1941] sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop, New York (1941-1943), bequest; to Harvard Art Museums, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.52.54
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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