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Bixie (Chimera)

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China, attributed to Chu culture, Hunan province; or China, Chu culture, Hubei province, Bixie (Chimera), 2nd century BCE/1st century BCE, cast iron with silver inlay, The Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Collection of Early Chinese Art, no known copyright restrictions, 2002.71.3

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Title

Bixie (Chimera)

Artist

attributed to China, Chu culture, Hubei province (Chinese)

attributed to China, Chu culture, Hunan province (Chinese)

Date

2nd century BCE/1st century BCE

Period

China: Han Dynasty (206 BCE-220 CE)

Medium

cast iron with silver inlay

Dimensions (H x W x D)

14 3/8 in x 10 in x 16 3/4 in

Collection Area

Asian Art

Category

Sculpture

Object Type

sculpture

Culture

Chinese

Credit Line

The Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Collection of Early Chinese Art

Accession Number

2002.71.3

Copyright

no known copyright restrictions

Terms

cast iron

Han

inlay

sculpture

silver

Location

Belluschi Building

Ayer Wing

1st Floor

Clark Gallery

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