Ritual wine cup (gu) with taotie

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Topic
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE)
casting
China
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
taotie
cup
gu
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Credit Line
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
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 21.8 x 13.1 cm (8 9/16 x 5 3/16 in)
Related Online Resources
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
China
ca. 1100-1050 BCE
Period
Late Shang dynasty
Type
Metalwork
Ceremonial Object
Accession Number
S2012.9.576