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Ch'odu: O.18-1984

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 29 - Korean Gallery

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Ch'odu

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Tripod vessel with duck-head handle. Bronze. This bowl-shaped vessel has an everted angled mouth and three legs with duck feet. The S-shaped handle terminates in a duck's head; a flat lobed tail projection on the opposite side of the bowl also serves as a handle. The bronze is fairly thick and in places has green patination.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Gompertz Gift

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984-07-23) by Gompertz, G. St. G. M., Mr and Mrs

Dating

Paekche Kingdom
Circa 500 - 800

Note

This tripod vessel (ch'odu) would have been used for warming wine.

Components of the work

Vessel composed of bronze Height 21.6 cm Length 26.7 cm
Rim Diameter 15.5 cm
Bronze

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.18-1984
Primary reference Number: 16554
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 3 March 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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