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<I>Gui<I> (Ritual Food 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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: 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: 11 1/4 x 13 1/8 x 13 1/8 in. (28.58 x 33.34 x 33.34 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 11th century BCE, Early Western Zhou dynasty
Physical Description: The division into four panels is achieved by the hancles only in two places and in the remaining two places by small flanges in the foot belt, a slight ridge in the central belt, and free animals' heads in the neck belt. The flange forms the center of a r
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.19
Added to Site: February 28, 2009