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Footed altar vessel, bowl with everted rim made from brass with incised decoration showing two panels with phoenix, and dragon and curvilinear patterns in between and above.


altar vessel

1 item (description level: whole)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  altar vessel
object name:  altar vessel

Korea, East Asia, Asia
Additional place information
made or collected:  Korea 
Date made
19th Century
Additional date information
date made:  19th Century 

Materials & techniques
copper alloy
Additional material & technique information
material: copper alloy (overall)
overall: 48 x 105 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 48 x 105 mm

Related subjects
object name: altar vessels

Record created 2001-02-27 by USPITTLER
Record last updated 2017-04-20 by XGVIEWS

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