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Ritual wine vessel (you)

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Provenance

1913, with a Mr. Re, China; October 5, 1913, sold by Mr. Re to Koichi Hayasaki (b. 1874 - d. 1956) and taken to Japan [see note 1]; December, 1913, shipped to Boston and purchased by the MFA. (Accession Date: January 8, 1914) NOTES: [1] Koichi Hayasaki served as the MFA's purchasing agent in China.

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

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

Dimensions

H. 30 x Dia. 24.8 cm (11 13/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.84

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork