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Asian Art

Ding tripod

5th - 3rd century B.C.E

Earthenware with black slip

9 × 7 1/2 in. (22.8 × 19 cm)
University Purchase Fund
1940.835
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period (475 - 221 B.C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

A light elegant ding with long legs and high lugs has been found in tomb 215 at Changsha; see Changsha Cemeteries pl. 10, nos. 1-2 and text fig. 25, no. 1.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 57, no. 83, ill.

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