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Wine Jar (Hu)

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

Eastern Zhou dynasty, late Spring and Autumn/early Warring States period (770–222 B.C.), early 5th century B.C.

Artist:

China

About this artwork

This vessel displays a rich variety of ornament and filler patterns: Two thick bands of interlaced dragons, their bodies filled with spirals, triangles, and dots, alternate with thinner bands.

On View

Asian Art, Gallery 132

Title

Wine Jar (Hu)

Origin

China

Date

481 BCE–221 BCE

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

H. 32.4 cm (12 3/4 in.); diam. 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Naomi Donnelley

Reference Number

1936.104

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