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春秋 青銅豆
Grain Serving Vessel (Dou)

Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn period (770–476 B.C.)
Date:
late 6th–early 5th century BC
Culture:
China
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm); Diam. of foot 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm); Diam. of rim 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.20.2a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
A subtle all-over pattern of interwoven bands complements the graceful shape of this vessel, which is further adorned by the four nearly naturalistic feline handles.
[ Yamanaka & Co. , 1925; sold to MMA]
New York. China Institute in America. "Chinese Bronze Technology," April 20, 1991–June 15, 1991.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Ancient China," 2005.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Innovation and Spectacle: Chinese Ritual Bronzes," October 18, 2014–March 22, 2015.

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