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Asian Art

Vessel in Shape of Archaic Hu

16th–17th century

Bronze with inlaid gold and silver

2 5/16 × 1 3/4 in. (5.9 × 4.4 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1954.49.10
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 13, 42, no. 10, fig. 5.

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