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Asian Art

Wine vessel (jue)

12th century B.C.E.

Bronze

7 7/8 × 6 1/8 × 3 13/16 in. (20 × 15.5 × 9.7 cm)
Gift of J. Watson Webb, B.A. 1907, and Electra Havemeyer Webb
1940.128
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Shang dynasty (1600–1050 B.C.)
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

James Watson Webb II (1884–1960) and Electra Havemeyer Webb (1888–1960), New York; gift in 1940 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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