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Water Basin (Jian)

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

Eastern Zhou dynasty (770–256 B.C.), first half of 5th century B.C.

Artist:

China
probably from southern Shanxi or northern Henan province

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Water Basin (Jian)

Origin

China

Date

Artist's working dates 450 BCE–400 BCE

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

Overall with handles: 29.5 ×73 × 59.5 cm (11 5/8 × 28 3/4 × 23 7/16 in.); H: 29.5 × diam. 59.5 cm (without handles) (11 5/8 × 23 7/16 in.)

Credit Line

Lucy Maud Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1930.704

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