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Artist Unknown (China)


8th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G208
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Plate: Gallery Label - Current
: Rare Collection of Chinese Gold Given in Memory of Charles Stinson Pillsbury
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Silver with chased and gilt decor
Size: 1 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (4.45 x 24.77 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: T'ang dynasty, 8th century
Physical Description: plate; tripod, with peacocks and other fanciful birds around center of single peacock with open tail; small sing birds and grape motif; no design outside; silver; stipple background. Silver with chased and gilt decor.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Pillsbury, Phillip Winston Pillsbury, Mary Stinson Pillsbury Lord, Katherine Stevens Pillsbury McKee and Helen Winston Pillsbury Becker in memory of Charles S. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 51.28.3
Added to Site: February 28, 2009