Food vessel (ding)

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    11th century BCE
  • Geography

    Baoji, Shaanxi province, China
  • Material

  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 22.9 x 20 x 20.5 cm (9 x 7 7/8 x 8 1/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Provenance

    To 1955
    Tonying and Company, New York, NY [1]
    Sale, New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Chinese Art: From the Collection of Tonying & Company, Inc., March 30-31, 1955, lot. no. 58, "Bronze Tripod Cauldron (Ting)" [2]
    Dr. Arthur M. Sackler, purchased at auction, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, March 30-31, 1955, lot. no. 58, "Bronze Tripod Cauldron (Ting)" [3]
    The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, gift of Dr. Arthur M. Sackler in 1975 [4]
    From 1987
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of the Arthur Sackler Foundation [5]
    [1] Dr. Arthur M. Sackler purchased this object from an auction at Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York from the Tonying and Company in New York. The auction was held March 30-31, 1955 in New York.
    [2] See object file.
    [3] See note 2.
    [4] Dr. Arthur M. Sackler gifted the object to the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation in 1975. See object file.
    [5] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file.
  • Collection

    Arthur M. Sackler Collection
  • Exhibition History

    The Arts of China (November 18, 1990 to September 7, 2014)
    In Praise of Ancestors: Ritual Objects from China (September 28, 1987 to January 1, 1989)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Tonying and Company 通運公司 (established 1902)
    Dr. Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987)
    Arthur M. Sackler Foundation (founded 1965)
  • Origin

    Baoji, Shaanxi province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
  • Type

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