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Screen Support in Shape of a Yue Warrior

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
Guangzhou, China

This pair of bronze support was used to hold the lacquered screen on bottom corners. The body of the bronze support is composed of two parts. The upper part is a right triangle that fits the screen corner. The lower part is the figure of a Yue warrior with bulging eyes, holding five snakes in his hands and mouth.

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  • Title: Screen Support in Shape of a Yue Warrior
  • Date: ca.205 B.C. - 24 A.D.
  • Physical Dimensions: w15.8 x h31.5 cm (Complete)
  • Provenance: Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King
  • Type: Bronze
  • External Link: http://www.gznywmuseum.org
  • Object type: Screen Parts
  • Craftsman: Unknown

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