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唐 鎏金葉形銀盤
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf

Period:
Tang dynasty (618–907)
Date:
late 7th–early 8th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Silver with parcel gilding
Dimensions:
L. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur M. Sackler Gift, 1974
Accession Number:
1974.268.11
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
Flowers and birds increasingly became the dominant motifs of Tang silver from the eighth century onward.
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