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Ritual wine cup (zhi) with cover
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Ritual wine cup (zhi) with cover

Ritual wine cup (zhi) with cover

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 19 x 8.9 cm (7 1/2 x 3 1/2 in)
Type:
Metalwork, Vessel
Origin:
China
Topic:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 B.C.E.), Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 B.C.E.), wine, China, bronze, Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase
Date:
ca. 12th-11th century B.C.E.
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Accession Number:
F1938.6a-b
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
From at least 1937 to 1938 C. T. Loo & Co., New York from at least November 1937 [1] From 1938 Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C. T. Loo on February 4, 1938 [2] Notes: [1] See C. T. Loo's stockcard no. L 36/34: "Bronze vase with cover, light green patina, Cho[u], 6th century," with an annotation that Loo was in possession of the vessel in November 1937, Frank Caro Archive, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, copy in object file. [2] See C. T. Loo's invoice dated January 17, 1938, with an annotation that it was passed for payment on February 4, 1938, copy in object file. According to C. T. Loo's stockcard cited above, the vessel was sold on February 9, 1938.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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