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Plaque in the form of a Taotie, 1200 - 1000 BCE

  • Chinese

Copper alloy with turquoise inlay

  • Overall: 2 3/4 × 2 3/4 × 3 inches (7 × 7 × 7.6 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

53.171

On View

  • Chinese Art N1DD

Department

Asian Art

  • Zhou
  • Inlay (process)
  • Turquoise
  • Copper alloy
  • Mask (costume)
  • Plaque
  • Animal
  • Creature

estate of Henry K. Schoch

1953-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bulletin of the DIA 34, no. 1 (1954-55): p. 16 (ill.).

Chinese, Plaque in the form of a Taotie, 1200 - 1000 BCE, copper alloy with turquoise inlay. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 53.171.