Food Serving Vessel (Gui), Bronze, China

商 青銅簋
Food Serving Vessel (Gui)

Period:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600–1046 B.C.)
Date:
12th century B.C.
Culture:
China
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm); W. (betw. handles) 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm); Diam. of rim 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm); Diam. of foot 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Gift of Count and Countess Bernard d'Escayrac, 1962
Accession Number:
62.217
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
Count and Countess Bernard d'Escayrac Vaud, CH (until 1962; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Exhibition in memory of Aschwin Lippe," 1989.

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