Cooking vessel (yan)

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Historical period(s)
Western Zhou dynasty, 11th-10th century BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 43.6 x 27.9 x 27.9 cm (17 3/16 x 11 x 11 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Accession Number
S1987.352a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Food vessel

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

Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, NY founded 1965
Christie, Manson & Woods International, Inc.

Published References
  • et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 134, pp. 202-203.
  • Dawn Ho Delbanco. Art From Ritual: Ancient Chinese Bronze Vessels from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 46, pp. 116-117.
  • Jessica Rawson. Western Zhou Ritual Bronzes from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. Ancient Chinese Bronzes from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, vol. 2 Washington and Cambridge, MA. cat. 33, pp. 342-344.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum