Base of a ku

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE
  • Geography

    China
  • Material

    Cast bronze
  • Accession Number

    FSC-B-1
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_FSC-B-1

Object Details

  • Description

    Item is in several pieces lettered: B, C, E, F, G, plus 4 small unlettered fragments
  • Provenance

    To 1958-59
    Simon Kriger, Washington, DC [1]
    From 1958-59
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Simon Kriger, Washington, DC [2]
    Notes:
    [1] According to notes in the object record, this was a gift of S. Kriger between 1958 and 1959. See Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Simon Kriger (1900-1985)
  • Origin

    China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of S. Kriger
  • Type

    Vessel
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