Lidded ritual ewer (guang) with taotie, dragons, birds, tigers, elephants, fish, snakes, and humans
- Previous custodian or owner
- Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer ((1875-1959) and (1887-1970))
- From at least 1926 to 1961
- Eugene Meyer (1875-1959) and Agnes E. Meyer (1887-1970), Washington, DC, and Mt. Kisco, NY, from at least 1926 
- From 1961
- Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer in 1961 
-  See H. d'Ardenne de Tizac, L'Art Chinois Classique (Paris: Henri Laurens, 1926), p. 25, pls. 6-7.
-  See Agnes Meyer's Deed of Gift, dated December 21, 1961, copy in object file.
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- ca. 1100-1050 BCE
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- Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
- Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)
- Chinese Art
- WWII-era provenance
- Middle Yangzi Valley, China
- H x W x D: 31.4 x 31.5 x 14.4 cm (12 3/8 x 12 3/8 x 5 11/16 in)
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- Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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