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 Metal-Working (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jan 1987 - Feb 1988)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Chinese Bronze and Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jul 2001)||View Objects in Exhibition|
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