Ritual vessel (guei)

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Historical period(s)
Western Zhou dynasty, 1100-900 BCE
Medium
Bronze; cast
Dimensions
H x W x D: 17.5 x 31.3 x 23.7 cm (6 7/8 x 12 5/16 x 9 5/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.332
Collection
Gellatly collection
Accession Number
LTS1985.1.332.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Ritual vessel

Keywords
casting, China, Gellatly collection, Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Rights Statement

Non-exclusive license