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商 青銅爵
Wine Vessel (Jue)

Period:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600–1046 B.C.)
Date:
12th century B.C.
Culture:
China
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm); W. 3 15/16 in. (10 cm); D. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Bequest of Addie W. Kahn, 1949
Accession Number:
49.135.15
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
A single character (clan sign) is cast on the body of the vessel beneath the handle.
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