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Cheek Piece

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Object Number:
84-21-5
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Zhou Dynasty (uncertain)
Warring States (uncertain)
Date Made:
Western Zhou-Warring States
Early Date:
-1100
Late Date:
221
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Copper Alloy
Bronze
Technique:
Cast
Iconography:
Tiger
Description:
Bronze cheek piece. Comma-shaped cast on one side with tiger head with curled snout and ears laid back. Stripes and hooked scrolls on neck with circular aperture through the cheek and an aperture below snout. Back side is concave with three loops for attachment.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bull
Other Number:
18011   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Bronze and Metal-Working (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jan 1987 - Feb 1988)
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The Bull Collection (16 Oct 1997 - 08 Dec 1997)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 1983. Important Chinese Works of Art: The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Bull. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 39, right
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