This small bird would have been cast on the branches of a bronzetree. Its legs are broken off, and at the top of the mouth there is a copper wire indicating that something was originally hanging from it.
Title: Bronze Tree Bird
Creator Lifespan: Unknown
Creator Nationality: China
Creator Gender: Unknown
Date: Shang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC
Location: Sanxingdui, Guanghan city, Sichuan Province
Physical Dimensions: w11.6 x h7.2 cm (Missing legs)