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: 17.8 x 24.8 x 24.8 cm (7 x 9 3/4 x 9 3/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Accession Number
S1987.358
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Food vessel

Keywords
casting, China, food, 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
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987
Joseph Homberg

Published References
  • Robert W. Bagley. Shang Ritual Bronzes in the Arthur M. Sackler Collections: Volume 1 of Ancient Chinese Bronzes in the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. vol. 1, Washington and Cambridge, MA, 1987. cat. 99, pp. 508-509.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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