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Ritual Spoon (Bi)

Period:
mid-Zhou dynasty (1046–256 B.C.)
Date:
late 9th–early 8th century B.C.
Culture:
China
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); L. 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm); Wt. 1 lb. (0.5 kg)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Munsey Fund, 1931
Accession Number:
24.72.15
Not on view
Duan Fang (until d. 1911); by descent in the Duan Fang family (until 1924, sold to MMA, through John C. Ferguson 福開森)
Shanghai Museum. "Newly Excavated Bronze Wares from Baoji, Shaanxi and Fan Jin," November 20, 2014–March 1, 2015.

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