Ritual cooking vessel (ding)

Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, ca. 7th century BCE
H x W x D (overall): 34.5 x 37 x 30.7 cm (13 9/16 x 14 9/16 x 12 1/16 in)
China, Henan province, Xinzheng
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Metalwork, Vessel

Ritual vessel

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

Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987

Published References
  • 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. 5, pp. 98-101.
  • Dawn Ho Delbanco. Art From Ritual: Ancient Chinese Bronze Vessels from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 55, pp. 134-135.
  • et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 142, pp. 216-217.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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