An archaic bronze ritual food vessel (Gui), Western Zhou dynasty | 西周 青銅龍紋簋
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An archaic bronze ritual food vessel (Gui)
Western Zhou dynasty
Width 10⅞ in., 27.5 cm
The lower body has two small patch repairs, and possibly another minor one to the base. Some expected wear and minor casting imperfections. X-Ray images available upon request.
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Acquired in Hong Kong, 1996.
Richard A. Pegg and Zhang Lidong, The MacLean Collection: Chinese Ritual Bronzes, Chicago, 2010, pl. 19.
彭銳查及張立東，《The MacLean Collection: Chinese Ritual Bronzes》，芝加哥，2010年，圖版19