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Tiger or po possibly, in bronze. Made in China, Han Dynasty.

Measurements:
3 1/4 x 6 in

Provenance:
Bluett & Sons, dealer; from whom purchased by William Burrell, 22 December 1913, £4.10.0; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.

Manuscript sources
Bluett & Sons, Sales Day Book 3/367, 1 April 1913, stock no.1334: ‘A bronze tiger. Chou’.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1913 p.14: ‘A bronze tiger, Chou Dynasty’.

What:
8_90, bronze, po, tiger

Who:
Dealer, Bluett & Sons

Dates:
Sold by Bluett & Sons 1913.

Periods:
IMPERIAL CHINA
Han, 206 BC-AD 220

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