Cylindrical wine container

Historical period(s)
Warring States period, Eastern Zhou dynasty, 4th century BCE
H x W x D: 17.9 x 6.8 x 6.8 cm (7 1/16 x 2 11/16 x 2 11/16 in)
China, Shandong province
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Metalwork, Vessel

Ritual vessel: hu

casting, China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), Paul Singer collection, Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE), wine, WWII-era provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Max Loehr. Relics of Ancient China: From the Collection of Dr. Paul Singer. Exh. cat. New York. cat. 24, 69.
  • Louisa Fitzgerald Huber. Selections of Chinese Art in Private Collections. New York. cat. 11.
  • 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. 86.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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