Ritual cooking vessel (ding)

Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, ca. 7th century BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
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)
Geography
China, Henan province, Xinzheng
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.326
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Ritual vessel

Keywords
casting, China, cooking, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), WWII-era provenance
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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