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Small 'Pou' Jar with Openwork Decoration of Interlaced Dragons and with Two Serpentine Handles

Unidentified Artist5th century BCE - 4th century BCE

Harvard Art Museums

Harvard Art Museums
Cambridge, United States

Details

  • Title: Small 'Pou' Jar with Openwork Decoration of Interlaced Dragons and with Two Serpentine Handles
  • Creator: Unidentified Artist
  • Date: 5th century BCE - 4th century BCE
  • Technique: Inlaid
  • Physical Dimensions: w12.4 x h9.7 cm
  • Period: Zhou dynasty, Warring States period, 475-221 BCE
  • Credit Line: Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
  • Creation Place: Xi‘an/Shaanxi province/China/East Asia
  • Type: Vessels
  • External Link: Harvard Art Museums
  • Medium: Bronze with openwork decoration and with inlays of turquoise and malachite. Reportedly unearthed in 1911 in the vicinity of Xi'an, Shaanxi province

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