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Bronze tree

UnknownShang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC

Sanxingdui Museum

Sanxingdui Museum
Guanghan, China

This tree is currently the world's largest bronze object, although its top is now incomplete. The tree is divided into three main sections. All its branches, flowers, birds, and other elements are respectively individually cast and finally joined together into a whole.

Details

  • Title: Bronze tree
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: Shang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC
  • Location: Sanxingdui, Guanghan city, Sichuan Province
  • Physical Dimensions: h396 cm (Missing upper half)
  • Provenance: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Type: sculpture
  • External Link: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Medium: bronze

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