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Ting (Ritual Food Vessel)

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Artist Unknown (China)

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4th-3rd century BCE

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G214
Ting (Ritual Food Vessel), Artist Unknown (China)
: New Group of Chinese Bronzes Lent by Mr. Pillsbury
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Bronze with inlaid silver decor
Size: 6 x 7 1/8 in. (15.24 x 18.1 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Eastern Chou dynasty; Huai Style period, 4th-3rd century BCE
Physical Description: Typical features of the advanced Huai style are displayed in this vessel; one of the foremost treasures of Chinese bronze art. The bowl and d lid form a spherical shape. The slight broadening of the body, together with the short, bulbous legs that barely
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.76a,b
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009