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2010ej2058 jpg l

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Acquired in 1935 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
EAS
credit
Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee
date_end
date_start
date_text
1050 BC - 1000 BC (made)
descriptive_line
dimensions
Height: 26 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
China, room 44
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
id
17800
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T20:29:31.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T20:29:31.000Z
latitude
36.894451
location
China, room 44, case 41
longitude
104.165649
marks
materials
materials_techniques
Bronze, cast
museum_number
M.186:1-1935
museum_number_token
m1861935
object_number
O12636
object_type
Bronze jar (you)
on_display
true
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
This elaborate jar was buried soon after it was made. It shows a high level of detail, and bears a handle.
place
China
primary_image_id
2010EJ2058
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
In ancient China all bronze ritual vessels had a specific name. This lidded jar with an arc handle is called a 'you' and was a container for wine.
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
bronze-jar-you-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
-1000
year_start
-1050