Artifact Date:

1000 B.C. - A.D.

Artifact Era/Dynasty:

Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

Creator:

Unknown

Creator Ancestory:

Chinese

Department:

The Museum Proper

Replica or Original:

Replica

On Display, In Storage, or in a Private Offsite Collection:

On Display

Primary Material:

Metal

Medium:

Bronze

Dimensions:

6.5" x 11" x 3"

Listen

00:00 / 01:04

    

A bronze statue in the shape of a Rhinoceros.
一尊犀牛形狀的青銅雕像。

    

Classification/Category:

Furnishings

Specific Classification:

Statue

Notable Signatures,

Inscriptions, and/or Markings:

Donated by:

Unknown

Accession Number

1993.054.001

Catalogue Entry

This Bronze Rhinoceros replica from the Han Dynasty (100. B.C.) was used as a decanter. Historical records indicate that rhinos were roaming over a large region in Southwestern China. This piece was likely modelled after a live animal.


這件漢朝(公元前 100 年)的錯金銀雲紋犀尊複製品曾被用作盛水容器。歷史記錄表明,犀牛曾在中國西南部的大片地區漫遊。這件作品很可能是以活體犀牛為模型。

Online References:

Artifact Date:

1000 B.C. - A.D.

Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

Artifact Era/Dynasty:

Unknown

Creator:

Chinese

Creator Ancestry:

Catalogue Entry

Online References:

Department:

The Museum Proper

On Display, In Storage, or in a Private Offsite Collection:

On Display

Replica or Original:

Replica

A bronze statue in the shape of a Rhinoceros.
一尊犀牛形狀的青銅雕像。

Listen

00:00 / 01:04

Classification/Category:

Furnishings

Specific Classification:

Statue

Notable Signatures,

Inscriptions, and/or Markings:

Primary Material:

Metal

Medium:

Bronze

Dimensions:

6.5" x 11" x 3"

Donated by:

Unknown

Accession Number:

1993.054.001

Bronze Rhinoceros 錯金銀雲紋犀尊