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Asian Art

Trumpet-shaped vase (Gu)

13th–11th century B.C.

Bronze

10 13/16 × 6 1/2 in. (27.5 × 16.5 cm) diam at base: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Gift of J. Watson Webb, B.A. 1907, and Electra Havemeyer Webb
1940.127.b
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
late Shang dynasty (1500–1050 B.C.)
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Possibly Parish-Watson; ex colllection Havemeyer

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