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
Accession Number
S1987.410
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
  • 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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