Ritual food vessel (yu)

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Historical period(s)
Shang dynasty, ca. 12th-11th century BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 17.5 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm (6 7/8 x 10 x 10 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Accession Number
S1987.357
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Ritual vessel

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

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

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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