Chinese Vessel in the Shape of a Duck and Rhyton

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 02 December 2018

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, Zürich).

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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 World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, December 02). Chinese Vessel in the Shape of a Duck and Rhyton. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9636/chinese-vessel-in-the-shape-of-a-duck-and-rhyton/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Chinese Vessel in the Shape of a Duck and Rhyton." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 02, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9636/chinese-vessel-in-the-shape-of-a-duck-and-rhyton/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Chinese Vessel in the Shape of a Duck and Rhyton." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Dec 2018. Web. 08 Feb 2023.

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