Vessel (kuei) and cover with stand

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At A Glance

  • Period

    9th century BCE
  • Geography

  • Material

  • Dimension

    H x W: 27.2 x 40.4 cm (10 11/16 x 15 7/8 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Vessel of the type kuei, with cover-stand. Decoration cast in relief and countersunk relief; supported on 3 legs of which 1 is missing; heavily incrusted with earth and green aerugo.
  • Provenance

    To 1924
    Li Jui, Hsin-cheng Hsien, China. [1]
    From 1924
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased by Carl Whiting Bishop from Li Jui, at Hsin-cheng Hsien, China.[2]
    [1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Li Jui
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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