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Ritual vessel of Duke Xi of the state of Lu (liding)

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Inscription

twelve-character inscription

Provenance

1947, C.T. Loo and Co., New York; sold by C.T. Loo to Kojiro Tomita (b. 1890 - d. 1976) for the MFA, for $5,500. (Accession Date: March 13, 1947)

Credit Line

Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection

Chinese, Western Zhou dynasty, 10th century B.C.

Dimensions

H. 14.6 x W. 15.6 cm (5 3/4 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.230

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork