Lobed Tripod Cauldron (Liding)
- Shang dynasty (ca. 1600–1046 B.C.)
- 11th century B.C.
- H. to handles 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm); H. at rim 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm); W. at handles 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Mrs. John Marriott, Mrs. John Barry Ryan, Gilbert W. Kahn, and Roger Wolfe Kahn, 1949
- Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
The shape of this vessel is derived from utilitarian pottery prototypes.