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<I>Fangyou<I> (ritual wine vessel)


Artist Unknown (China)


13th-12th century BCE

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G214
&lt;I>Fangyou&lt;I> (ritual wine vessel), Artist Unknown (China)
: Three Chinese Bronzes Added to Pillsbury Collection
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Bronze
Size: 12 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (32.4 x 14.6 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Shang dynasty, 13th-12th century BCE
Physical Description: The shape of this vessel is exceedingly rare, and the combination of the round foot, lid, and neck - the graceful profile of the last emphasized by the elegant bow handle - with a square body is unique. The combination of square and round shapes occurs a
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.106a,b
Added to Site: February 28, 2009