Chinese Vessel in the Shape of a Duck and Rhyton

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
by
published on 02 December 2018
Chinese Vessel in the Shape of a Duck and Rhyton

This beautiful vessel in the shape of a duck and rhyton comes from China's Henan province, and it was made at the Gongxian kilns during the Tang Dynasty. It is believed to have been created during the 8th century CE. (Museum Rietberg, Z├╝rich).

About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Cite This Work

APA Style

Wiener, J. B. (2018, December 02). Chinese Vessel in the Shape of a Duck and Rhyton. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9636/

Chicago Style

Wiener, James B. "Chinese Vessel in the Shape of a Duck and Rhyton." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 02, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9636/.

MLA Style

Wiener, James B. "Chinese Vessel in the Shape of a Duck and Rhyton." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 02 Dec 2018. Web. 15 Dec 2019.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Support Us

We are a non-profit organization.

Our mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. Please support Ancient History Encyclopedia Foundation. Thank you!

Donate