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Bird-shaped chariot fitting

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Provenance

Gift of C.T. Loo to MFA May 5, 1937

Credit Line

Gift of C. T. Loo

Chinese, Shang dynasty, Anyang period, 12th century B.C.

Dimensions

19.2 x 9.3 cm (7 9/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.382

Medium or Technique

Bronze; the hollow body of the bird contains a small bronze ball that jingles when in motion

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork