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Ceremonial wine vessel (fang yi) with inscription

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Provenance

By 1939, Tonying and Company, New York; 1940, sold by Tonying to the MFA for $10,000. (Accession Date: January 11, 1940)

Credit Line

Anna Mitchell Richards Fund

Fang yi (ceremonial wine vessel)

Chinese, early Western Zhou period, late 11th to early 10th century B.C.

Dimensions

(not including flanges): H. 29.9 x W. 26.5 x Depth 23.2 cm (11 3/4 x 10 7/16 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

40.15

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork