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<I>You<I> (Ritual Wine Vessel)


Artist Unknown (China)


10th-9th century BCE

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G214
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: A Catalogue of the Chinese Bronzes in the Alfred F. Pillsbury Collection: End of a Chapter
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Bronze
Size: 10 x 7 7/8 in. (25.4 x 20 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 10th-9th century BCE, Mid-Western Zhou dynasty
Physical Description: The form of this vessel is the usual broad type with oval section, but the exaggeratedly high collar of the lid, topped by a spherical knob, adds to the impression of height. The decor, disposed in three belts foot, neck, and lid, displays dragons with S-
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.18a,b
Added to Site: February 28, 2009