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Provenance

Purchased at auction (Sotheby's London, June 10, 1986 lot #31) for the MFA by Roger Bluett & Sons, London.

Credit Line

Charles Bain Hoyt Fund

Chinese, Tang dynasty, about A.D. 700

Dimensions

20.6 cm (8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1986.235

Medium or Technique

Gilt bronze with cast, repoussé and engraved decorations of plants, animals and mythical beasts

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork