Ritual food vessel (gui)

Chinese
Late Western Zhou
8th–7th century B.C.


Dimensions

H. 17.6 x W. 34.6 cm (6 15/16 x 13 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.823a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Inscription

20 character inscription in 4 lines

Provenance

From Shêng Pai-hsi collection. Bought by Mr. Okakura in China, May 1912.

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund