Ritual food vessel (Yu)

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Maker(s)
Patron: Marquis of Yan
Historical period(s)
Western Zhou dynasty, 11th-10th century BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 18.6 x 19.3 x 19.3 cm (7 5/16 x 7 5/8 x 7 5/8 in)
Geography
China, Beijing
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.361a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Ritual 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
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987
Eskenazi Ltd. Founded 1923

Published References
  • et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 133, p. 201.
  • 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. 60, pp. 460-465.
  • Dawn Ho Delbanco. Art From Ritual: Ancient Chinese Bronze Vessels from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. Exh. cat. Washington. 45.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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