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Harness Trapping, one of a pair

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1st-2nd century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Harness Trapping, one of a pair, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Gilt bronze
Size: H.3-3/4 x W.9-3/8 x D.3/4 in.
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 1st-2nd century, Liao dynasty
Physical Description: bird with long, drooping tailfeathers and legs drawn up toward body; ball in bird's slightly open beak; scroll design on bird's back with rectangular opening; rectangular opening at center of body
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2000.34.1.2
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009