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Ceremonial vessel for steaming (xian)

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Provenance

Bought by Mr. Okakura in China, May 1912. From Shêng Pai-hsi collection.

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Chinese, Western Zhou dynasty, late 11th–10th century B.C.

Dimensions

H. 40.2 x W. 26.1 cm (15 13/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

12.827

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork