Ritual Vessel


From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Hu (Chinese vessel type)
Object Number C74
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Period Han Dynasty
Date Made Western Han Dynasty
Section Asian
Materials Copper Alloy | Bronze
Technique Cast
Iconography Mask
Inscription Language Chinese Language

Bronze vessel, dark green patina. "Hu" shape with raised mask and ring on sides. An inscription runs across the body of the piece. Han Dynasty.

Height 43.18 cm
Outside Diameter 38.1 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Spink & Son, 1914
Other Number Getz 77 - Other Number | A1499 - Old Museum Number

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