Ritual grain server (gui) with spikes, ribs, and, dragons

citation

Historical period(s)
Early Western Zhou dynasty, ca. 1050-1000 BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W: 23.2 x 37.2 cm (9 1/8 x 14 5/8 in)
Geography
China, Shaanxi province, Baoji
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1931.10
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Ritual vessel

Keywords
casting, China, water buffalo, Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)
Provenance

1931
C. T. Loo & Company, New York 1931 [1]

From 1931
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C. T. Loo & Company, New York in 1931 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note.

[2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

C.T. Loo & Company active 1908-1950

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum