Artifact Date:

2000 - 999 B.C.

Artifact Era/Dynasty:

Shang Dynasty (c. 1600-1050 BC)

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:

13" x 7.5" x 10.5"

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A bronze vessel in the form of a tiger.
老虎形狀的青銅器皿。

    

Classification/Category:

Furnishings

Specific Classification:

Statue

Notable Signatures,

Inscriptions, and/or Markings:

Donated by:

Unknown

Accession Number

1993.050.001

Catalogue Entry

Bronze Vessel is in the shape of a tiger swallowing a man. The tiger's mouth is open wide and its front arms embracing a terrified and frantic looking man. Its swing handle is decorated with a dragon pattern. This sculpture is highly treasured for its unique artistic design.


《虎食人卣》形似虎吞人。虎口張大,前臂摟著一個驚恐狂亂的男子,而其提梁則飾以龍紋。這座雕塑因其獨特的藝術設計而備受珍視。

Online References:

Artifact Date:

2000 - 999 B.C.

Shang Dynasty (c. 1600-1050 BC)

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 vessel in the form of a tiger.
老虎形狀的青銅器皿。

Listen

00:00 / 01:04

Classification/Category:

Furnishings

Specific Classification:

Statue

Notable Signatures,

Inscriptions, and/or Markings:

Primary Material:

Metal

Medium:

Bronze

Dimensions:

13" x 7.5" x 10.5"

Donated by:

Unknown

Accession Number:

1993.050.001

Bronze Vessel 虎食人卣