Ritual wine vessel (zun)

Historical period(s)
Shang dynasty, ca. 12th century BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x Diam: 25.4 × 20.4 cm (10 × 8 1/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1955.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Ritual vessel: zun

Keywords
animal, casting, China, inscription, mask, Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Shang Chou chin wen shi ch'eng. Multi-volume, Taipei. cat. 4881.
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Rutherford John Gettens, James Cahill, Noel Barnard. The Freer Chinese Bronzes. Oriental Studies Series, vol. 1, no. 7 Washington. cat. 12, p. 79.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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