Mask

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

Western Zhou dynasty ( 1046–771 BC ), about 9th century BC

Artist:

China

Reportedly found in Shaanxi province

About this artwork

The function of this mask is not certain. It may have served as a bridle plaque for a horse, an ornament for a chariot, or, sewn onto leather, as chest armor for a soldier.

On View

Asian Art, Gallery 131

Title

Mask

Origin

China

Date

899 BC–800 BC

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

26.4 × 32.2 × 0.3 cm (10 1/2 × 12 7/8 × 3/32 in.)

Credit Line

Lucy Maud Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1930.364

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email .

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