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Asian Art

Turtle shaped water dropper

14th–17th century

Bronze inlaid with copper and silver

1 7/16 × 1 3/4 × 3 3/8 in. (3.6 × 4.5 × 8.6 cm)
Gift of Pia Christina Ossorio in memory of Frederic E. Ossorio, B.A. 1942
2013.42.16
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Purchased by Ossorio on May 27, 1976 from T. M. Tong Lucky Arts Enterprises.

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