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Asian Art

Cup (Zhi)

5th–3rd century B.C.

Bronze, inlaid gold and silver

3 × 2 3/4 in. (7.6 × 7 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1952.52.28
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770–221 B.C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York, to 1952; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 9, no. 11, ill.

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