Ritual Lobed Tripod Cauldron (Liding)

Period: Shang dynasty (ca. 1600–1046 B.C.)
Date: 11th century B.C.
Culture: China
Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: 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)
Classification: Metalwork
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. John Marriott, Mrs. John Barry Ryan, Gilbert W. Kahn, and Roger Wolfe Kahn, 1949
Accession Number: 49.136.5

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