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Covered Ritual Wine Bucket

Period:
Western Zhou dynasty (1046–771 B.C.)
Date:
11th–10th century B.C.
Culture:
China
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. (to top of lid): 11 7/16 in. (29.1 cm); H. (incl. erect handle): 12 11/16 in. (32.2 cm); W. 10 5/8 in. (27 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Gift of Ernest Erickson Foundation, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.214.7
Not on view
Inscription: A seven character inscription is cast into the inside of both the body and lid. It begins with an unidentified glyph followed by the phrase: "sons and grandsons made this vessel for Father I" (____ tzu sun tso Fu-I i).
The Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc. , New York (until 1985; donated to MMA)
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