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Ting (Ritual Food Vessel)

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Artist Unknown (China)

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12th century B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
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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: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (21.59 x 13.97 x 13.97 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 12th century B.C., Early Chou or Yin dynasty
Physical Description: Beneath a broad, shallow bowl is a rounded compartment, possibly for charcoal. The decor in the neck belt is the usual animal triple band violently dissolved antithetical dragons combining to make a t'ao-t'ieh. The bowl is supported by three figures, (dem
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.12
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009