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Object Number:
61-18-1A
Current Location:
Out on loan
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Shang Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made:
Shang Dynasty - Zhou Dynasty
Early Date:
-1700
Late Date:
-256
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Bronze
Technique:
Cast
Description:
Bronze. Oval in section; high foot; body widest just above foot, recurved to outturned rim. Chinese character in bottom interior. Pseudomorphs after silk in certain areas of vase; the neck, lower sections and the shoulders. Fabric pattern is not identifiable but paired fiber yarn shapes are evident.
Credit Line:
Gift of Albert P. Knight

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