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AN ARCHAIC BRONZE RITUAL VESSEL AND COVER (DOU)
EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY 6TH-5TH CENTURY BC
the deep rounded body supported by a stem and flared foot, flanked by two loop handles on the sides and a narrow band of decoration along the waist, filled with small triangles and circlets, the same band repeated on the domed cover, the central flaring knob cast with interlocking serpents and dots, the bronze with a dark patina and patches of malachite encrustation (2)
Height 7 in., 17.8 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Harman Booth, Grosse Pointe, Michigan, acquired in the 1920s, and thence by descent.

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