Wine vessel (zun)

citation

Historical period(s)
Shang dynasty, ca. 12th-11th century BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W: 29.7 x 23.1 cm (11 11/16 x 9 1/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1944.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Ritual vessel

Keywords
casting, China, Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1941 to 1943
C.T. Loo & Company, New York from November 1941 [1]

From 1943
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C.T. Loo & Company on December 8, 1943 [2]

Notes:

[1] See C. T. Loo's stockcard no. 87477: "Bronze Tsun relief [masks]. Shang," Frank Caro Archive, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, copy in object file.

[2] See C. T. Loo's invoice, dated December 8, 1943, copy in object file.

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