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late 14th-13th century BCE

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G214
Vessel, Unknown
Vessel: Gallery Label - Current
: Recent Additions to the Alfred F. Pillsbury Collection of Chinese Bronzes
: A Catalogue of the Chinese Bronzes in the Alfred F. Pillsbury Collection: End of a Chapter
: The Alfred F. Pillsbury Bequest
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Bronze
Size: 12 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (31.75 x 20.96 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Shang dynasty, 14th-13th century BCE
Physical Description: Vessel in the shape of an owl. Two flanges, one ending just under the beak in front and the other continuing to the top of the head in back, have alternating straight and L-shaped scores, those on the front flange being much the deeper of the two. The tai
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.116
Artist: Unknown
Role: Artist
Added to Site: February 28, 2009