Plaque with two animals

Historical period(s)
Han dynasty, 206 BCE-220 CE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W: 11.5 x 6.9 cm (4 1/2 x 2 11/16 in)
Geography
China, Inner Mongolia/Ordos
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1956.29
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Metalwork
Type

Plaque

Keywords
animal, casting, China, Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Michael Sullivan. A Short History of Chinese Art. Berkeley. fig. 10a.
  • Michael Sullivan. An Introduction to Chinese Art. Los Angeles and Berkeley, CA. fig. 32.
  • Michael Sullivan. The Arts of China., 3rd ed. Berkeley. p. 56.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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