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Wine Ewer (He) in the Form of a Standing Duck

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Wine Ewer (He) in the Form of a Standing Duck, probably 5th century BCE
Alternate Title: ho
Vessel
Chinese
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5th century BCE
Zhou dynasty, Warring States period, 475-221 BCE
Creation Place: China
Cast bronze with gray-green patina
H. 20.5 x W. 17 x L. 30.8 cm (8 1/16 x 6 11/16 x 12 1/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Anonymous gift
, 1944.57.4
Provenance
Ex-Collection: Francis Lee Higginson (1877-1969), Boston, Massachusetts
Bibliography
Exhibition of Ancient Chinese Bronzes and Buddhist Art Dating from Shang Dynasty 1766 B.C. to Yuan Dynasty A.D. 1367, auct. cat., Yamanaka & and Co. (New York, NY, October 1938), p. 51, no. 041

Chen Mengjia, Yin Zhou qingtongqi fenlei tulu (A corpus of Chinese bronzes in American Collections), Kyuko Shoin (Tokyo, Japan, 1977), A 679

Exhibition History
Re-View: S228-230 Arts of Asia, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/31/2008 - 11/23/2008