Lamp shaped as tripod (ding)

Historical period(s)
Western Han dynasty, 220 BCE- 8 CE
H x Diam: 44 x 28 cm (17 5/16 x 11 in)
Credit Line
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Arthur M. Sackler Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Metalwork, Vessel


China, Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE), Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE)

J. T. Tai & Co., New York, NY [1]

From 1975-?
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987), New York, NY, J. T. Tai & Co., New York, New York. [2]

The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, NY. [3]

From 2006
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, New York. [4]


[1] Object was purchased from J. T. Tai in May 12, 1975. See document from The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See Acquisition Consideration Form, object file, Collections Management Office.

[4] See note 3.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987
J.T. Tai & Co. established in 1950
Arthur M. Sackler Foundation founded 1965

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