Cauldron (ding) with birds

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Historical period(s)
Western Zhou dynasty, late 11th-early 10th century BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W: 15.6 x 15.1 cm (6 1/8 x 5 15/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1946.4a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Ritual vessel

Keywords
bird, casting, China, Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

R. W. MacDonald

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

Copyright with museum