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End Cap for Spear Haft


Artist Unknown (China)


4th century BCE

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G214
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Chin-ts’un styleBronze inlaid with silver
Size: 5 5/8 in. (14.29 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Huai Style period, 4th century BCE
Physical Description: The cylindrical tube with rounded bottom is cirular in cross section. A rounded band near the open end divides it into three areas of decor, the upper and lower filled with stylized birds in broad bands of silver inlay and silver threads. Patina reddish-b
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.71
Added to Site: February 28, 2009