Ritual food container

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Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, ca. 6th-5th century BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 16.5 x 20.5 x 17.7 cm (6 1/2 x 8 1/16 x 6 15/16 in)
Geography
China, Shaanxi province, Liyu
Credit Line
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Accession Number
S1987.39a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Food vessel

Keywords
casting, China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), food, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, NY founded 1965
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987

Published References
  • et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 145, p. 220.
  • Dawn Ho Delbanco. Art From Ritual: Ancient Chinese Bronze Vessels from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 58, pp. 140-141.
  • Jenny So. Eastern Zhou Ritual Bronzes from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. Ancient Chinese Bronzes from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, vol. 3 New York, 1995. cat. 18, pp. 150-153.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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