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Asian Art

Spout ornament, in form of tube terminated by a buffalo head

7th–2nd century B.C.

Bronze

11 1/4 in. (28.58 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1954.48.9
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Zhou dynasty (1050–256 B.C.)
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York, to 1954; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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