string(20) "edanmdm:fsg_F1956.15" Square ritual wine container (fanghu) with narrative scenes - National Museum of Asian Art

Square ritual wine container (fanghu) with narrative scenes

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At A Glance

On View
  • Period

    ca. 5th century BCE
  • Geography

    China
  • Material

    Bronze
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 37 x 21.8 x 20.9 cm (14 9/16 x 8 9/16 x 8 1/4 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1956.15
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1956.15

Object Details

  • Description

    Decoration cast in low relief, two loose annular handles, light grey-green patina.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Art and Industry: China’s Houma Foundry (October 14, 2017 - ongoing)
    Clay and Metal: Ancient Chinese Ceramics and Metal (February 25, 1997 to August 9, 2011)
    Chinese Metalwork (May 9, 1993 to March 21, 1997)
    Chinese Art of the Warring States Period: Change and Community, 480-222 B.C. (September 30, 1982 to February 17, 1983)
    Chinese Art (January 1, 1963 to March 6, 1981)
    Special Exhibition—Chinese Bronzes (November 1, 1961 to March 23, 1962)
  • Origin

    China
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Vessel
  • On View

    Freer Gallery 18: Art and Industry: China's Ancient Houma Foundry
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