Bird with peach

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

  • Material

  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 8 x 4.6 x 4.9 cm (3 1/8 x 1 13/16 x 1 15/16 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    A small bald-headed bird grips a large peach on a leafy branch. The bird, branch, and peach are masterfully executed with deep undercutting separating them. The birds's folded wings form a large heart-shape overlapping a long curled tail on the back. Each eye appears as a raised pupil framed by a raised circle. Wing and tail feathers are delicately incised.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
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