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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Frederick M. Mayer , New York (until 1974; to Christie, Manson & Woods); Mayer sale, Christie's, Manson & Woods Ltd. , June 24–25, 1974, lot 157; to Eskenazi; [ Eskenazi Ltd. , London, 1974; sold to MMA]
Dayton Art Institute. "Chinese Gold and Silver from the Tang Dynasty (618–907) from American Collections," November 3, 1984–January 6, 1985.

New York. Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution. "Chinese Gold and Silver from the Tang Dynasty (618–907) from American Collections," February 5, 1985–April 21, 1985.

George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Springfield Museums. "Chinese Gold and Silver from the Tang Dynasty (618–907) from American Collections," June 1, 1985–July 14, 1985.

Birmingham Museum of Art. "Chinese Gold and Silver from the Tang Dynasty (618–907) from American Collections," August 5, 1985–September 22, 1985.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Ancient China," 2005.

Asian Art (35,653)