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Covered Ting (Ritual Food Vessel)

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

600-222 BCE

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G214
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Bronze
Size: 5 x 8 5/8 in. (12.7 x 21.91 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Huai Style period, 6th-3rd century BCE
Physical Description: The bowl, in the broad and bulky shape of the Huai style, is supported by four human figures with horned animals' heads. The rigid ring handles have an out-curving lower projection which, with the outer bend of the ring, forms a dragon with a curled-up ta
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.38a,b
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009