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Decoration in the Shape of an Animal

Asian Art

MEDIUM Bronze, traces of gilding
  • Place Made: Korea
  • DATES 10th-12th century
    DYNASTY Goryeo Dynasty
    DIMENSIONS height: 3 3/16 in. width: 1 3/4 in. diameter: 1 15/16 in.  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of John T. Schloss
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Decoration in the Shape of an Animal, 10th-12th century. Bronze, traces of gilding, height: 3 3/16 in. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of John T. Schloss, 1994.200. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1994.200.jpg)
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