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Zhou Dynasty, 1050-256 BCE
-1050 - -256
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Art Properties, Columbia University
This bronze ceremonial vessel, with its smooth green patina, is a type (gui) that was used as a container for food, probably for grain. The body is round, with two dragon head handles and a band of conventional dragon motifs on the upper part. The vessel is raised on three legs, which are given the form of human figures.
Height 15.9 cm., bottom diameter 30.5 cm.
Sackler Collections at Columbia University
“Vessel (gui),” Columbia University Libraries Online Exhibitions, accessed September 19, 2020, https://exhibitions.library.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/jewels/item/11157.