Covered Jar (Hu)

A work made of bronze inlaid with strand silver and gilded.
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  • A work made of bronze inlaid with strand silver and gilded.

Date:

Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period (480–221 B.C.), late 4th/3rd century B.C.

Artist:

China
reportedly from Jincun, Henan province

About this artwork

On View

Asian Art, Gallery 132

Title

Covered Jar (Hu)

Origin

China

Date

399 BC–200 BC

Medium

Bronze inlaid with strand silver and gilded

Dimensions

H. 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.); diam. 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Lucy Maud Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1930.481

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