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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1952.120
Title
Ritual Wine Vessel (Zhi) with "Taotie" and Striding Kui-Dragon Decor
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
early Western Zhou period, mid 11th-early 10th century BCE
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Zhou dynasty, Western Zhou period, c. 1050-771 BCE
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/203692
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Cast bronze; with integrally cast inscription on vessel floor
Dimensions
14.2 x 10.7 x 8.3 cm (5 9/16 x 4 3/16 x 3 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: inscription
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Dr. Arnold Knapp
Accession Year
1952
Object Number
1952.120
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Jessica Rawson, Western Zhou Ritual Bronzes from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections (Volume IIB), Arthur M. Sackler Foundation and Arthur M. Sackler Museum (Washington, D.C. and Cambridge, Mass., 1990), p. 623, fig. 98.2

Exhibition History

S427: Ancient Chinese Bronzes and Jades, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 10/20/1985 - 04/30/2008

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