Ritual wine container (hu)

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Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, ca. 5th century BCE
Medium
Bronze and copper; cast and inlaid
Dimensions
H x W x D: 43 x 26.3 x 25 cm (16 15/16 x 10 3/8 x 9 13/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.347a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Ritual wine vessel

Keywords
casting, China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), inlay, wine, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987

Published References
  • Jenny So. Eastern Zhou Ritual Bronzes from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. Ancient Chinese Bronzes from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, vol. 3 New York, 1995. cat. 44, pp. 256-259.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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