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Dublin Core

Title

Bronze: vessel

Description

One bronze gu. Exhibits green patina and metallic red-brown flecks. Elongated cylindrical body flaring outwards from waist. Upper rim is approximately twice as wide as the lower. Raised band encircles the waist bounded above by one raised ring and below by two raised rings. Small hole between two lower rings.

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

175x120mm (dia x thickness)

Museum Ac. No.

C1956.362

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Period

Shang-Yin (1558-1046BC)

Collection

Citation

“Bronze: vessel,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed December 3, 2021, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/813.