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Deaccessioned April 23, 2015

Ritual food vessel (ding)

Chinese
Middle Zhou dynasty
about 950–about 650 B.C. or later


Dimensions

H. 20.7 x Dia. 17.6 cm (8 1/8 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

16.3

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Provenance

By 1908, Sessei Okazaki [see note]. By 1916, Mrs. C.G. Weld, Boston; 1916, gift of Mrs. Weld to the MFA. (Accession date: January 6, 1916); April 22, 2015 deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Sotheby's, New York

NOTE:
Sessei Okazaki lent this object to the MFA on April 22, 1908. Mr. -Okakura acted as his agent.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Goddard Weld