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Chinese Ritual Vessel

Native NameDou
Object Number:29-25-4A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Spring and Autumn Period
Date Made: Spring and Autumn Period
Early Date: -770
Late Date: 207
Section:Asian
Materials:Bronze
Technique:Cast
Iconography:Dragon
Height: 21.6 cm
Outside Diameter:8 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1929

Description

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.

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