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Serving vessel (ding)

late 6th–early 5th century B.C.


9 1/2 × 10 5/8 in. (24.2 × 27 cm)
Bequest of Florence Baiz van Volkenburgh in memory of her husband Thomas Sedgwick van Volkenburgh, B.A. 1866
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770–221 B.C.E.)
Containers - Metals

Florence Baiz van Volkenburgh (died 1940), New York, NY; bequest in 1940 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.


Sueji Umehara, Sengoku shiki doki no kenkyu (Kyoto: Toho Bunka Gakuin Kyoto Kenkyujo, 1936), pl. 37.

Sueji Umehara, Kodoki keitai no kokogakuteki kenkyu (Kyoto: Toho Bunka Kenkyujo, 1940), no. 14, pl. 24.

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 8–9, no. 10, ill.

Mimi Gardner Gates, The Communion of Scholars: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New York: China House Gallery, 1982), 37–39, no. 9, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 285, ill.

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