C.T. Loo & Company, New York from March 23, 1939 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C.T. Loo & Company on November 30, 1939 
 See C. T. Loo's stockcard no. 81966: "Bronze wine vessel with cover, Chou," Frank Caro Archive, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, copy in object file. See also "List of objects owned by C. T. Loo & Co., New York [left] at the Gallery for examination," with annotation that the bronze was left by Loo at the Freer Gallery on May 14, 1939, in object file.
 See C. T. Loo's invoice, dated November 30, 1939, copy in object file.
- Previous Owner(s)
C.T. Loo & Company active 1908-1950
The swelling body of this guang draws attention to the vessel’s shape and orderly design. Dragons fill spaces on the spout and lid, while fish, elephants, rabbits, and birds enliven the foot and neck. The handle might have been separately cast and attached with solder.
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- Chinese Art
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