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Hu (Ritual Wine Vessel)

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

4th 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 | Huai styleBronze
Size: 11 3/8 x 9 3/4 in. (28.89 x 24.77 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Huai Style, Eastern Chou dynasty, Huai Style period, 4th century BCE
Physical Description: The pronounced sperical shape of this flask is most unusual. the decor is disposed in four broad belts set off from each other by narrow, bare, ridged bands bordering a single line of spirals. The belts, and the rising blades on the neck, are filled awith
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.10
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009