Chinese, Shang dynasty12th Century BCE

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Boston, United States

Missing. Historically located in the Dutch Room at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston.


  • Title: Gu
  • Creator: Chinese, Shang dynasty
  • Date Created: 12th Century BCE
  • Physical Dimensions: w15.6 x h26.5 cm
  • Provenance: Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from Parish-Watson & Co., New York for $17,500, through Denman Ross on 14 December 1922. Stolen in 1990.
  • Rights: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
  • External Link: More on the 1990 theft of this work from the Gardner Museum
  • Medium: Metal

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