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Jade Drinking Vessel for Collecting Sweet Dew

Unknownca.205 B.C. - 24 A.D.

Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King

Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King

This jade vesselis formed by a long-legged greenish jade cup, a jade stand, and a bronze tray . It is designed as if three dragons were holding the cup from underneath. It is made of gold, silver, jade, bronze and wood. It has a special shape and is made by fine craftsmanship. It is probably a tool used by the Nanyue King to collect sweet dews.

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  • Title: Jade Drinking Vessel for Collecting Sweet Dew
  • Date: ca.205 B.C. - 24 A.D.
  • Physical Dimensions: h17 cm (Complete)
  • Object type: Jade Vessel
  • Craftsman: Unknown
  • Provenance: Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King
  • Type: Gold, Silver, Jade, Bronze, Wood
  • External Link: http://www.gznywmuseum.org/

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