Ritual wine container (hu)

Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, ca. 6th century BCE
Medium
Bronze Cast
Dimensions
H x W x D: 38 x 13.4 x 15.2 cm (14 15/16 x 5 1/4 x 6 in)
Geography
China, Henan province, Zinzheng
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.325a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Ritual wine vessel

Keywords
casting, China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), wine, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987

Published References
  • Dawn Ho Delbanco. Art From Ritual: Ancient Chinese Bronze Vessels from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 51, pp. 126-127.
  • et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 139, p. 212.
  • Jenny F. So. Eastern Zhou Ritual Bronzes from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. Ancient Chinese Bronzes from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, vol. 3 New York, 1995. cat. 39, pp. 236-241.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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