Currently On Display
|Date Made:||Shang Dynasty|
|Outside Diameter:||37 cm|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from C. T. Loo; Subscription of Lammot du Pont, 1918|
A covered bronze wine jar (lei) of heavy rugged form and decoration with considerable green patina. It is divided vertically from the knob of its cover to the bottom of the base by three notched flanges dividing the jar into three equal vertical sections. Each of these sections are divided down the center by a similar flange which terminates at the shoulder via a highly conventionalized animal head molded in the round. There are relief patterns on the surface. There is no inscription.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Chinese Bronze and Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jul 2001 - 05 Feb 2018)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Chinese Bronze and Metal-Working (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jan 1987 - Feb 1988)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 53 Bottom right||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[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. Actual Citation||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: # 97||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||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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