Ritual wine warner (jia) with taotie and dragons

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The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
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ca. 1600-1500 BCE
Period
Early Shang dynasty
Accession Number
S2012.9.571
Topic
dragon
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)
casting
wine
China
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
Erligang period (ca. 1500 - ca. 1300 BCE)
taotie
jia
Origin
China
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 24 x 15.8 x 15.6 cm (9 7/16 x 6 1/4 x 6 1/8 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Type
Metalwork
Ceremonial Object