Inscription: Inscription (five characters inside base and cover) states that vessel was made for the prince of Yen which was a feudal state in the region of Peking, decisive proof of Early Zhou dynasty date. [AL]
Mrs. John Marriot, Mrs. John Barry Ryan, Gilbert W. Kahn, and Roger Wolfe Kahn , New York (until 1949; donated to MMA)
Stony Brook. Suffolk Museum and Carriage House. "Chinese Art Through the Ages," April 22, 1972–June 30, 1972.