Cup; oblong, lobed, with a high foot

Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, 9th century
Medium
Gilt silver
Dimensions
H x W: 5.6 x 11.9 cm (2 3/16 x 4 11/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1930.41
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Cup

Keywords
casting, China, engraving, gilding, punching, repousse, Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Provenance

1930
Yamanaka and Company, New York 1930 [1]

From 1930
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Yamanaka and Company, New York in 1930 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Yamanaka and Co. 1917 - 1965

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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