Food vessel (gui)

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Historical period(s)
Western Zhou dynasty, 10th century BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 21.9 x 28.3 x 20.4 cm (8 5/8 x 11 1/8 x 8 1/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Accession Number
S1987.356
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Food vessel

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

Sotheby's
Sotheby's (London)
Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, NY founded 1965

Published References
  • 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. 40, pp. 370-375.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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