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Water Buffalo Support


Artist Unknown (China)


6th-5th century B.C.E.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
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Water Buffalo Support: Gallery Label - Current
: Chinese Bronzes Added to Pillsbury Collection
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Bronze
Size: 5 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (13.97 x 26.67 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 6th-5th century B.C.E., Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn period
Physical Description: A vivid impression of life and movement is achieved by the schematic treatment of the legs, the ponderous body, and the summarily modelled head. The eyes, under flat, curving horns, are extraordinarily expressive. the incised decor of the body, with thin,
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.113
Added to Site: February 28, 2009