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Asian Art

Wine Vessel (Jue)

12th century B.C.E.

Bronze

7 3/16 × 6 1/4 × 3 15/16 in. (18.2 × 15.8 × 10 cm)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.107
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Shang dynasty (1600–1046 B.C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Sotheby's Sale 5341 Lot 0149 on 6/5/85; sold to Thomas Leland Hughes (1924–2000) and Erika Hughes, New York; bequeathed to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2014

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.