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


Artist Unknown (China)


11th century BCE

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G214
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: Chinese Bronzes Added to Pillsbury Collection
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Bronze
Size: 13 in. (33.02 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Late Shang dynasty, 11th century BCE
Inscriptions: InscriptionThe symbol in the inscription may be an abbreviation of the graph lu. for a comment see Karlgren, number 18(50.46.97).
Physical Description: Thick, unusually heavy flanges, narrowing toward the vessel, divide the foot, bulb, and neck into panels. They are scored with alternating straight and T-shaped scores, the stem of the T turned inward instead of outward in the usual fashion. This is a mos
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.101
Added to Site: February 28, 2009