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<I>Zun<I> (Ritual Wine Vessel)


Artist Unknown (China)


late 12th-11th century BCE

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G214
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: Chinese Bronzes Added to Pillsbury Collection
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Bronze
Size: 11 7/8 x 13 x 13 in. (30.16 x 33.02 x 33.02 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Late Shang dynasty, 12th-11th century BCE
Inscriptions: Inscriptionthe inscription depicts a wine vessel.
Physical Description: Stout Wine Beaker,'Tsun', inscribed. A high degree of sophistication is evident in the decor of this broad beaker. In the foot and principal body belts it is disposed in six panels formed by six flanges with straight and L-shaped scores. The foot belt dis
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.95
Added to Site: February 28, 2009