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春秋 青銅敦
Grain Vessel (Dui)

Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn period (770–476 B.C.)
Date:
early 6th century B.C.
Culture:
China
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 8 in. (20.3 cm); Diam. 10 5/8 in. (27 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Charlotte C. and John C. Weber Collection, Gift of Charlotte C. and John C. Weber, 1992
Accession Number:
1992.165.24a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
Inscription: On the base of the interior is cast in intaglio an inscription of six characters "zhu wang xiang shen zhi yu" (the yu of Xiong Shen, King of Zhu).

楚王Xiong 審之盂
Charlotte C. and John C. Weber , New York (1986–1992; on loan to MMA 1987–1992; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Wei, Jin, Southern and Northern Dynasties," 2005.

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