Ritual Tripod Cauldron with Cover (Ding)

Period: Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn period (770–476 B.C.)
Date: late 6th or early 5th century B.C.
Culture: China
Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: H. (at handles) 16 7/8 in. (42.9 cm); W. (at handles) 19 3/4 in. (50.2 cm)
Classification: Metalwork
Credit Line: Charlotte C. and John C. Weber Collection, Gift of Charlotte C. and John C. Weber through the Live Oak Foundation, 1988
Accession Number: 1988.20.6a, b

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