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<I>Gui<I> (Ritual Food Vessel)


Artist Unknown (China)


12th-11th century BCE

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G214
&lt;I>Gui&lt;I> (Ritual Food Vessel), Artist Unknown (China)
: The Alfred F. Pillsbury Collections at the Art Institute
: Three Chinese Bronzes Added to Pillsbury Collection
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Bronze
Size: 7 x 9 7/8 in. (17.78 x 25.08 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Late Shang dynasty, 12th-11th century BCE
Physical Description: Kuei without handles. The vessel is divided into four vertical panels by heavy flanges with alternate straight and T-shaped scores. In two places in the neck band the flanges give way to free animals' heads. The features of the bodied t'ao-t'ieh in the ma
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.121
Added to Site: February 28, 2009