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Ritual Serving Vessel, known as the “Song Gui”

10th century BCE

Bronze

11 5/8 x 12 3/8 x 17 1/4 in. (29.53 x 31.43 x 43.82 cm)
Gift of Wilson P. Foss, Jr., Ph.B. 1913
1952.51.11a-b
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Western Zhou dynasty (1050–771 BC)
Classification: 
Containers - Metal
Geography: 
China
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Parish-Watson Collection No. 9."Archaic Chinese Bronzes of the Shang, Chou, and Han Periods"

Bibliography: 

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 42, no. 7.

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