Lamp shaped as tripod (ding)

Historical period(s)
Western Han dynasty, 220 BCE- 8 CE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x Diam: 44 x 28 cm (17 5/16 x 11 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2006.4
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Lamp

Keywords
casting, China, Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE), Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1975
J. T. Tai & Co., New York, New York. [1]

From 1975 to ?
Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987), New York, New York, J. T. Tai & Co., New York, New York. [2]

To 2006
The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, New York. [3]

From 2006
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, New York. [4]

Notes:

[1] Object was purchased from J. T. Tai in May 12, 1975. See document from The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See Acquisition Consideration Form, object file, Collections Management Office.

[4] See note 3.

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987
J.T. Tai & Co. established in 1950
Arthur M. Sackler Foundation founded 1965

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