Bowl - ROM2005_3558_1

ROM2005_3558_1

Bowl

Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware with moulded components
Geography: Reportedly from Anyang Xiaotun, Henan province, China
Date: 13th-9th century BC
Period: Shang-Western Zhou Dynasty
Dimensions:
15.6 x 24.8 cm
Object number: 933.24.26
Credit Line: Bishop William C. White Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Gallery of China
DescriptionNot all members of Shang society could afford bronze ritual vessels. This elegant ceramic container was made in the form of a bronze vessel for the same ritual purpose of offering food and drink to the gods or to the spirits of their ancestors.
Collection:
China
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