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Asian Art

Stag

Probably 10th or 11th century

Bronze with malachite patinations

4 1/2 × 3 1/2 in. (11.43 × 8.89 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.4.146
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese, Ordos region
Period: 
Western Zhou dynasty (1046–771 b.c.e.)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Jorg Trubner collection in Berlin; Edgar Worch, New York, 1928; Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York
Moore #1006; 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), 7, no. 7, ill.

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