Bird-shaped chariot fitting

Chinese
Shang dynasty, Anyang period
12th century B.C.


Dimensions

19.2 x 9.3 cm (7 9/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.382

Medium or Technique

Bronze; the hollow body of the bird contains a small bronze ball that jingles when in motion

On View

Paul and Helen Bernat Galleries (Gallery 273)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Provenance

Gift of C.T. Loo to MFA May 5, 1937

Credit Line

Gift of C. T. Loo