Loading

Gold jar with lions design

Shanghai Guanfu Museum

Shanghai Guanfu Museum

This gold pot, flat rim, long neck, raised belly, high and round foot. Decorated with lions motifs with hammering technique on the neck and upper part of the object. All the three lion motifs on the neck part looks vividly designed and feels very relaxing whilst the two lions on the body part looks very aggresive and powerful. The static and dynamic forms of the lions are well expressed. The rim and foot adopted hammering and welding techniques and lotus leaves pattern.

Show lessRead more

Details

  • Title: Gold jar with lions design
  • Location Created: China
  • Provenance: Acquired by Shanghai Guanfu Museum
  • Type: Metalwork-Vessel
  • Rights: Shanghai Guanfu Museum, China

Additional Items

Recommended

Translate with Google
Home
Explore
Nearby
Profile