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Ritual Vessel Lid

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Native Name:
Ding 鼎
Object Number:
41-25-1B
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Western Zhou Dynasty
Date Made:
Early Western Zhou Dynasty
Early Date:
-1046
Late Date:
-771
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Bronze
Description:
Lid to bronze ding with green patina. On the inside of the lid is a primitive form of the Chinese character niu, meaning ox.
Credit Line:
Purchased from C. T. Loo
Other Number:
LOO 86326   -   Other Number
L-137-2   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

New Directions in Yuan Painting (02 Dec 2006 - 04 Dec 2006)
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Chinese Bronze and Metal-Working (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jan 1987 - Feb 1988)
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Symbols of the Ancestors: The Power of Chinese Bronze and Jade (17 Nov 1989 - 01 Dec 1991)
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Bibliography:

[Article] Jayne, H. H. 1940. Exhibition of Archaic Chinese Bronzes. The University Museum Bulletin. 8 (2-3): 5-11. : Page/Fig./Plate: 5-11
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