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Chinese bronzes: Sacral wine jar in shape of horned owl, Shang or early Zhou dynasty

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Title: Chinese bronzes: Sacral wine jar in shape of horned owl, Shang or early Zhou dynasty
Author(s): Consten, Eleanor von Erdberg
Photographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
Keywords: China
metalwork
bronze
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Description: This bronze vessel for storing sacrificial wine is in the shape of a horned owl. The wings are shaped in the form of a snake with a t'ao-t'ieh (taotie) head. -- h: 20.5 cm.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/208103
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-5019

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