Cylindrical wine container


Historical period(s)
Warring States period, Eastern Zhou dynasty, 4th century BCE
H x W x D: 15.1 x 7.1 x 5.6 cm (5 15/16 x 2 13/16 x 2 3/16 in)
China, Shandong province
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Metalwork, Vessel

Wine vessel

casting, China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), Paul Singer collection, Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE), wine, WWII-era provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities founded 1981
Arthur M. Sackler Foundation founded 1965
Dr. Elizabeth A. Sackler born 1948
Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997
Arthur F. Sackler born 1950
Denise Marika born 1955
Dr. Carol Master born 1941

Published References
  • 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. 86.
  • Louisa F. Huber. Selections of Chinese Art in Private Collections. New York. cat. 11.
  • Max Loehr. Relics of Ancient China: From the Collection of Dr. Paul Singer. Exh. cat. New York. cat. 24, 69.
  • Dr. Paul Singer. Early Chinese Miniatures. New York, March 16 - May 29, 1977. cat. no. 30.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum