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Artist Unknown (China)


7th-8th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
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: 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 parcel gilt decor
Size: 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (11.43 x 13.97 x 13.97 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 7th-8th century, Sung dynasty
Physical Description: bowl, bottom two cranes and foliage (papyrus ?), above stand twelve craned and lotus, ground line dragons, phoenixes and birds, stamped and incised with stipple background, denticulation on upper rim, no decoration on inside, silver.
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: 51.28.1
Added to Site: February 28, 2009