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Ceremonial wine vessel (zun)

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Inscription

single-character inscripion of an emblem

Provenance

1934, Francis Lee Higginson (b. 1877 – d. 1969), Boston; 1934, sold by Higginson, through Yamanaka and Co., Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 1, 1934)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds by exchange from the William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Chinese, Shang dynasty, Anyang period, 13th–12th century B.C.

Dimensions

33.4 x 31 cm (13 1/8 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.67

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork