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Title

Bronze: daigou

Description

One bronze daigou painted black with decorative patterning in red. In the form of bird with a semi-circular body and a long hooked neck. Convex obverse of body presents geometric pattern; sides of body exhibit keyhole pattern. Head exhibits small red-painted eyes and a broad grooved mouth. From Xiongnu culture.

Source

Rewi Alley

Physical Dimensions

90.79x58.62 mm (l x w)

Museum Ac. No.

C1956.208

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Period

Han Dynasty (206B.C.- 220A.D.)

Collection

Citation

“Bronze: daigou,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed October 24, 2017, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1162.