H. 6 in. (15.2 cm); W. 6 7/16 in. (16.4 cm); D. 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Charlotte C. and John C. Weber Collection, Gift of Charlotte C. and John C. Weber through the Live Oak Foundation, 1988
Not on view
In a departure from the usual symmetrical decor of Shang bronzes, this vessel features a single bird in profile. Six characters are cast on its inner wall: “Shu Hui [had] this vessel made for Gong Bo.”
Inscription: Six characters are cast on the inner wall of the vessel: Shu X has had made for Gong Bo [this] vessel.