Ritual wine vessel (jue)

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Historical period(s)
Shang dynasty, ca. 12th century BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 19.7 x 16.7 cm (7 3/4 x 6 9/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1956.19
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Ritual vessel

Keywords
animal, casting, China, inscription, mask, Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Warren E. Cox 1895-1977

Published References
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Mr. R.J. Gettens, James Cahill, Noel Barnard. The Freer Chinese Bronzes. Oriental Studies Series, vol. 1, no. 7 Washington. cat. 23, p. 139.
  • Masterpieces of Chinese and Japanese Art: Freer Gallery of Art handbook. Washington, 1976. p. 9.
  • The Horizon Book of the Arts of China. New York. p. 45.
  • Higuchi Takayasu. Kijin to ningen no Chugoku. Tokyo. p. 111.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum