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Asian Art

Zun (wine vessel)

11th century B.C.

Bronze, jade-like patination (jade encrusted)

8 × 6 1/2 in. (20.32 × 16.51 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1954.49.2
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Western Zhou dynasty (1046–771 B.C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

A.C. de Frey, Paris; obtained through Alfred Kohl, Oakland, CA in 1935 by Mrs. William H. Moore, New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 6, no. 6, ill.

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.