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Asian Art

Wine beaker (gu)

13th century B.C.E.

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
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Shang dynasty (1600–1046 B.C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Possibly Parish-Watson; ex colllection Havemeyer

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