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Chinese bronzes: Sacral vessel in the shape of an elephant, Shang or early Zhou dynasty

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dc.contributor.authorConsten, Eleanor von Erdberg
dc.contributor.authorPhotographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
dc.coverage.spatialChina
dc.date.accessioned2020-08-24T03:12:36Z
dc.date.available2020-08-24T03:12:36Z
dc.date.created1958
dc.identifierANUA 682-5022
dc.identifier.otherC-225
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/208106
dc.descriptionThis is a pouring vessel for sacrificial wine in the shape of an elephant. The lid knob is in the shape of a smaller elephant. -- 21.2 x 17.2 cm.
dc.format.extent35mm
dc.format.mediumslide
dc.format.mediumb&w
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.subjectChina
dc.subjectmetalwork
dc.subjectbronze
dc.subjectbook scan
dc.titleChinese bronzes: Sacral vessel in the shape of an elephant, Shang or early Zhou dynasty
dc.typeImage
local.description.notesSource: Eleanor von Erdberg Consten, Das alte China (Ancient China), Berlin, Deutsche Buch-Gemeinschaft, 1958, Plate 35
dc.date.updated2020-08-24T03:12:35Z
dc.provenanceDigitised by the Australian National University in 2174
dc.rights.licenseThis image is provided for research purposes only and must not be reproduced without the prior permission of the Archives Program, Australian National University.
CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham

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