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Appliqué in the form of <I>taotie<I> mask

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

12th century BCE

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G214
Appliqué in the form of &lt;I>taotie&lt;I> mask, Artist Unknown (China)
: The Alfred F. Pillsbury Bequest
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Bronze inlaid with turquoise
Size: 2 5/8 in. (6.67 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Shang dynasty, 12th century BCE
Physical Description: The mask of an ordinary t'ao-t'ieh was originally inlaid with turquoise, of which only remnants are left. Patina green.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.32
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009