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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.52.44
Title
Turquoise-Inlaid Plaque with Stylized Animal-Mask Decoration
Classification
Plaques
Work Type
plaque
Date
1900 - 1500 BCE
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Erlitou culture, c. 1900-1500 BCE
Culture
Chinese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze with turquoise inlay; incrustations of greenish patina and earth with impressions of a closely woven fabric
Dimensions
H. 16.1 x W. 10 x D. 0.5 cm (6 5/16 x 3 15/16 x 3/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.52.44
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Dorothy W. Gillerman, ed., Grenville L. Winthrop: Retrospective for a Collector, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, 1969), no. 041, pp. 42-43

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