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Phoenix Plaque

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

2nd century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Gilt bronze
Size: 16 1/4 x 16 5/8 in. (41.28 x 42.23 cm)
Creation Place: China
Culture: China
Style: 2nd century, Eastern Han dynasty
Physical Description: walking bird with wings and tail-feathers outstretched; large claws; pierced with round, crescent and tri-lobed holes; mounted on black cloth-covered board
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2003.137.1
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009