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Acquired in 1962 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
EAS
credit
date_end
date_start
date_text
1300 BC - 1050 BC (made)
descriptive_line
Bronze ladle, China, Shang dynasty, ca. 1300-1050 BC
dimensions
Length: 18.5 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
China, room 44
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
id
30135
label
Ladle Shang dynasty 1300-1050 BC Cast bronze Museum no. M.9-1962 [2007]
last_checked
2014-08-29T21:27:42.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T21:27:42.000Z
latitude
36.894451
location
China, room 44, case 3
longitude
104.165649
marks
materials
bronze
materials_techniques
Bronze, cast
museum_number
M.9-1962
museum_number_token
m91962
object_number
O34974
object_type
Ladle
on_display
true
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Ladle with deep, barrel-shaped bowl. The handle has various curved and decorated sections; where it joins the bowl, it is decorated with raised details, the middle section has central ridge, and it widens towards the 'V'-shaped end which has a symmetrical incised pattern.
place
China
primary_image_id
2010EJ2155
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
Metalworkers in ancient China made a great variety of food and wine containers in bronze for ritual use. A bronze ladle was used to take alcohol out of a wine vessel.
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
ladle-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
cast
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
-1050
year_start
-1300