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Acquired in 1926 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
Kerr, Rose. Chinese Art and Design. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1991, pp. 204-205.
collection_code
EAS
credit
Bequest of Ernest A. Brooks
date_end
date_start
date_text
ca. 100 BC (made)
descriptive_line
Bronze vase bianhu with lid, cast bronze, China, Western Han dynasty, ca. 100 BC
dimensions
Height: 30.5 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
id
17803
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T20:29:32.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T20:29:32.000Z
latitude
36.894451
location
In Storage
longitude
104.165649
marks
materials
bronze
materials_techniques
Cast bronze
museum_number
M.1161-1926
museum_number_token
m11611926
object_number
O12649
object_type
Bronze vase (bianhu) and lid
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Bronze vessel bianhu with round body, rectangular foot and cilyndrical neck , covered by a lid; the front and the back are decorated with a depressed band that follows the shape of the body and two moulded raised lined that divide the surface into four compartments. A taotie mask with pendant ring is placed on each side; the lid has a small ring.
place
China
primary_image_id
2011EP2851
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
Ancient bronze vessels made before the first century AD were avidly collected by Chinese scholars. This veneration for antiquity was practised by Emperor Qianlong, who had thousands of ancient bronzes in his treasury.
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
bronze-vase-bianhu-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
casting
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
-96
year_start
-105