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Dublin Core

Title

Bronze: vessel

Description

One bronze jug with a cylindrical body moulded into an S-shape. In the form of a zun but with a handle attached to the lower half of the body. Vessel exhibits green patina with flecks of metallic yellow and red. Narrow groove encircling waist defines boundary between upper and lower body. Upper body flares into a wide rim at the top. Lower body flares out to a similar extent before curving in towards a narrower base. Lower body also presents divided monster or Taotie pattern in moulded shallow relief.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

95x68x70mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1960.85

Usage Rights

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Collection

Citation

“Bronze: vessel,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed December 3, 2021, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/263.