Cup; oblong, lobed, with a high foot

Cup, oblong, lobed; high foot. Silver-gilt.
Surface gilded; earthy adhesions.
Decoration: stamped and engraved with a central rosette in repousse relief.

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Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, 9th century
Medium
Gilt silver
Dimensions
H x W: 5.6 x 11.9 cm (2 3/16 x 4 11/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
F1930.41
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Cup

Keywords
China, Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Provenance

1930
Yamanaka and Company, New York 1930 [1]

From 1930
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Yamanaka and Company, New York in 1930 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Yamanaka and Co. 1917-1965

Description

Cup, oblong, lobed; high foot. Silver-gilt.
Surface gilded; earthy adhesions.
Decoration: stamped and engraved with a central rosette in repousse relief.

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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