Chinese Ritual Vessel


From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Dou
Object Number 29-25-4A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Period Spring and Autumn Period
Date Made Spring and Autumn Period
Section Asian
Materials Bronze
Technique Cast
Iconography Dragon

Covered vessel, Dou. On tall stem. Narrow bands of design in very low flat relief on interlaced geometric dragon motifs. Slight malachite green and bright blue patina.

Height 21.6 cm
Outside Diameter 8 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase, 1929

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