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

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

12th 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: 12 1/16 x 5 7/8 in. (30.64 x 14.92 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Shang dynasty, 12th century BCE
Physical Description: The graceful shape of a Hu flask is accentuated by the bold and forceful handle terminating in heavy animal masks with bottle horns. Springing from the space between the horns is a thick flange, deeply scored, that out-lines the sweep of the handle up and
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.26a,b
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009