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2010eh2009 jpg l

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Acquired in 1911 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
EAS
credit
date_end
date_start
date_text
450 BC-250 BC (made)
descriptive_line
Bronze pouring vessel yi, China, Eastern Zhou period, ca. 450-250 BC
dimensions
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
China, room 44
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
id
120072
label
Pouring vessel (yi) Eastern Zhou dynasty 450-250 BC This pouring vessel would have been used with a basin, in a cleansing ceremony. Cast bronze Museum no. M.552-1911 [2007]
last_checked
2014-08-30T03:38:33.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-30T03:38:33.000Z
latitude
36.894451
location
China, room 44, case 10
longitude
104.165649
marks
materials
materials_techniques
Bronze, cast
museum_number
M.552-1911
museum_number_token
m5521911
object_number
O151983
object_type
Pouring vessel
on_display
1
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
place
China
primary_image_id
2010EH2009
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
This bronze pouring vessel is called a 'yi' in Chinese. In ancient China metalworkers made a great variety of bronze vessels for ritual use. Each vessel had a specific name according to its shape and function. A yi would have been used with a basin, in a cleansing ceremony.
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
pouring-vessel-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-16T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
-250
year_start
-450