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Zodiac Beaker

14th century

Bronze

4 1/4 × 4 5/8 in. (10.8 × 11.7 cm)
Gift of Ann and Gilbert H. Kinney, B.A. 1953, M.A. 1954
2021.55.11
Geography: 
Java, Indonesia
Culture: 
Indonesian, Javanese
Period: 
Majahapit Kingdom (1293–1500)
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Jean Louis Mercier, Paris [see note 1]; sale Christie's Amsterdam, June 16, 1992, lot 183; sold to Ann R. Kinney and Gilbert H. Kinney (1931–2020), Washington D.C., later New York, June 16, 1992, (on loan to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2016–2021); given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2021

Note 1: Jean Louis Mercier was a French diplomat who served in Indonesia in late the 1960s and 1970s

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.