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Tiger base

UnknownShang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC

Sanxingdui Museum

Sanxingdui Museum
Guanghan, China

This tiger is circular in form, with a mouth full of teeth. Its four feet stand on a circular base. Its specific use is unknown, but it may have been a decorative item for the base of a column.

Details

  • Title: Tiger base
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: Shang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC
  • Location: Sanxingdui, Guanghan city, Sichuan Province
  • Physical Dimensions: w7.8 x h10.8 cm (Complete)
  • Provenance: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Type: sculpture
  • External Link: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Medium: bronze

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