"Yan" steamer, 甗 - ROM2005_3976_10


"Yan" steamer, 甗

Medium:Cast bronze
Geography: China
Date: 6th-5th century BC
Period: Eastern Zhou period
Object number: 923.24.135
Credit Line: The George Crofts Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Gallery of China
DescriptionThis vessel was used for steaming grain. A grill divides it into two compartments and allows steam to rise from the lower half to cook the grain above.
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