Ritual food container

Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, ca. 6th-5th century BCE
H x W x D: 16.5 x 20.5 x 17.7 cm (6 1/2 x 8 1/16 x 6 15/16 in)
China, Shaanxi province, Liyu
Credit Line
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Metalwork, Vessel

Food vessel

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

Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987
Arthur M. Sackler Foundation founded 1965

Published References
  • Dawn Ho Delbanco. Art From Ritual: Ancient Chinese Bronze Vessels from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 58, pp. 140-141.
  • 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. 18, pp. 150-153.
  • et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 145, p. 220.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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