Miniature ritual rectangular lidded wine container (fangyou) with bovine heads; inscribed

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Historical period(s)
Early Western Zhou dynasty, ca. 1050-1000 BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 18.6 x 11.4 x 8 cm (7 5/16 x 4 1/2 x 3 1/8 in)
Geography
China
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
Collection
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
S2012.9.582a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceremonial Object, Metalwork
Type

Vessel

Keywords
bovine, casting, China, fangyou, miniature, Paul Singer collection, Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE), wine
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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