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Ritual wine vessel (zun)

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Inscription

14 character inscription in 2 lines, partly obscured by corrosion: X made this precious ritual vessel for Father Kui; may sons and grandsons use it forever.

Provenance

Lent by Sessei Okazaki, April 22, 1908.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund and Gift of Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz

Chinese, Middle Western Zhou dynasty, about 9th century B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 17.8 x diameter: 17.5 cm (7 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2273

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork