Ritual wine container (Hu)

Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, 5th century BCE
Medium
Bronze with copper and other metal inlay
Dimensions
H x W x D: 34.4 x 25.6 x 24.4 cm (13 9/16 x 10 1/16 x 9 5/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.410
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Ritual vessel: hu

Keywords
casting, China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), wine, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • W. Thomas Chase. Ancient Chinese Bronze Art: Casting Precious Sacral Vessel. Exh. cat. New York. pp. 68-69.
  • 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. 45, pp. 260-263.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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