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Animal Mask (Taotie)

Asian Art

MEDIUM Bronze
  • Place Made: China
  • DATES ca. 6th century
    DYNASTY Northern Wei Dynasty
    DIMENSIONS width: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Asian Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2013.65
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Stanley J. Love and Mrs. Walter N. Rothschild, by exchange, Frank L. Babbott Fund, Museum Collection Fund, and Designated Purchase Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT
    CAPTION Animal Mask (Taotie), ca. 6th century. Bronze, width: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Stanley J. Love and Mrs. Walter N. Rothschild, by exchange, Frank L. Babbott Fund, Museum Collection Fund, and Designated Purchase Fund, 2013.65 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2013.65_PS9.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 2013.65_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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     <em>Animal Mask (Taotie)</em>, ca. 6th century. Bronze, width: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Stanley J. Love and Mrs. Walter N. Rothschild, by exchange, Frank L. Babbott Fund, Museum Collection Fund, and Designated Purchase Fund, 2013.65 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2013.65_PS9.jpg)