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U998.40.1
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Cast Bronze Vessel, Chinese
Date (Execution) : 1820
Geographical Origin : China
Cultural Group : Chinese
Style / Period : China Quing 1642-1912
Medium / Material  : Bronze
Support / Technique : Free Standing Engraved; Inlayed
Object Type : vessels (containers)
Visual Description : Large bronze jar, dark brown with green tarnish in areas; 3 bands of carved detail span the circumference; top band bares bord/ abstract flower-like insignias decorate either side of the jar handles, both of which bare dragon or tiger-like heads with smooth handle emerging from the mouth. 8 shield-like abstract carvings circle bottom portion of jar. Decorative crest-like insignia on bottom of jar.
Accession # : U998.40.1
Width (cm) : 51.00
Height (cm) : 61.00
Depth (cm) : 38.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Dr. Bruce L. and Mrs. Dorothy E. Brown
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