P'an by Unknown Artist

Dish or p'an with bowl-shaped body, high wide foot and two handles like those of a Greek crater.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
17.1 x 54.6 cm (diameter with handles)
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £1,750)
Acquired in:
1923

Decorated with a low relief of two bands of phoenix designs. Covered with a green patina with passages of blue. Late Chou dynasty.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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