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Silver Inlaid Bronze Chariot Fitting


Artist Unknown (China)


3rd-2nd century b.c.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
Silver Inlaid Bronze Chariot Fitting, Artist Unknown (China)
Silver Inlaid Bronze Chariot Fitting: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Bronze with silver inlay
Size: 16-7/16 x 2-3/16 x 2-3/16 in. (41.8 x 5.6 x 5.6 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 3rd-2nd century B.C., Late Warring States-Early Western Han dynasty
Physical Description: cylindrical shaped, with 4 segments separated by raised rings; stylized, heavily abstracted bird designs with scrolls, circles and lines
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2001.135.2
Added to Site: February 28, 2009