|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Period:||Early 20th Century|
|Date Made:||Early 20th Century|
|Inscription Language:||Chinese Language|
|Outside Diameter:||20.95 cm|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from C. T. Loo; Subscription of Lammot du Pont, 1918|
|Other Number:||S.L. 2914.8 (MET) - Old Loan Number|
Libation cup or beaker, zun. Bronze vessel with dark olive green patina and faint traces of green patina. Beaker shape with flaring lip and plain broad base. Decoration on exterior includes conventionalized phoenix birds, kui dragons and cloud and thunder scrolls; and in high relief two tiger head masks. Interior is plain except for inscription of four archaic characters on the bottom, cast with the vessel, "wrought as a precious libation cup." 9 holes drilled on bottom. Most likely a 20th century copy of a Western Zhou Dynasty zun.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Chinese Bronze and Metal-Working (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jan 1987 - Feb 1988)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Article] Jayne, Horace H. 1941. "The Chinese Collections of The University Museum: A Handbook of the Principal Objects". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 9. no. 2-3. pg. 9-50 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 43||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Catalogue] 1938. Chinese bronzes of the Shang (1766-1122 B.C.) through the Tang Dynasty (A.D. 618-906) : an exhibition lent by American collectors and museums and shown in gallery D6 from October 19 through November 27.. New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 127||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Article] Bishop, Carl W. 1918. "Two Chinese Bronze Vessels". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. IX. no. No.2. pg. 99-120 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 31,32||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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