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bucket, 

Dong Son Culture, Vietnam

bronze, 100 BCE-100 CE

 

bucket or urn (situla) (Vietnamese, thap)

bronze

height 22.6 cm, diameter 21.5 cm

Dong Son Culture, bronze age Southeast Asia

100 BCE - 100 CE


Provenance: acquired by the present owner, Jack Daulton, in Vietnam


Discussion:

Bronze vessels of this type are among the grave goods commonly found in Dong Son burials.

The surface features, among other motifs, the "circle-tangent" motif that is typical of Dong Son decoration.

 


another view:
detail showing handle:
detail showing circle-tangent motif:
view of interior of bucket:
Contact:
The Daulton Collection
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