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Asian Art

Wine Vessel (Jue)

13th–11th century B.C.

Bronze

7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm) 9 5/8 × 7 3/4 in. (24.5 × 19.7 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1954.48.11
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Shang dynasty (1600–1050 B.C.), Anyang phase (1300–1050 B.C.)
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Ton-ying and Company, New York, 1928; Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Phyllis Ackerman, Ritual Bronzes of Ancient China (New York: The Dryden Press, 1945), pl. 22.

Dagny Olsen Carter, Four Thousand Years of China’s Art (New York: The Ronald Press Co., 1951), 25.

J. LeRoy Davidson, “Three Bronzes in the Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection,” Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University 21, no. 2 (1955): 4–5, fig. 2.

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 5, no. 5, ill.

Mimi Gardner Gates, The Communion of Scholars: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New York: China House Gallery, 1982), 31–33, no. 6, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 284, ill.

Susan B. Matheson, Art for Yale: A History of the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 80, 82, fig. 73.

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 42, no. 3.

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