Citation"'Gong' Covered Ritual Wine Vessel with Tiger and Owl Decor
, 1943.52.103,” Harvard Art Museums collections online, Feb 26, 2024, https://hvrd.art/o/303630.
Reuse via IIIF
A blue-green cast bronze vessel that stands with the spout facing the viewer’s right. It has a wide, stout foot and a stout body. It has a large spout that has the head of a wide-mouthed tiger on top of the lid. The face of the tiger is colored white. The lid covers the whole spout and body and has some protruding forms along the left. Below is the curved handle that is short and thick. The entire piece is covered in fine inscribed swirling lines and has protruding lines along the front and back edges.