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2006am7378 jpg l

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Acquired in 1974 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
EAS
credit
Seligman Bequest
date_end
date_start
date_text
1050 BC-900 BC (made)
descriptive_line
dimensions
Height: 16.8 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
China, room 44
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
id
69274
label
Wine vessel (zun) Western Zhou dynasty 1050-900 BC All ancient bronze vessels had a specific name. This wine container is called a zun. Cast bronze Museum no. FE.123-1974 Mrs B.Z. Seligman Bequest [2007]
last_checked
2014-08-29T23:57:15.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T23:57:15.000Z
latitude
36.894451
location
China, room 44, case 4
longitude
104.165649
marks
zuo cong yi ge
materials
materials_techniques
Cast bronze
museum_number
FE.123-1974
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fe1231974
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O72176
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Wine vessel
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true
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
This bronze wine jar is called a 'zun' in Chinese. In ancient China a great variety of food and wine containers were made in bronze for ritual use. Each vessel was given a specific name according to its shape and function. The vessels were buried with the deceased. When they were accidently unearthed centuries later they became treasured objects of antiquarian scholars and collectors.
place
China
primary_image_id
2006AM7378
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
This bronze wine jar is called a zun in Chinese. Metalworkers in ancient China made a great variety of food and wine containers in bronze for ritual use. Each vessel had a specific name according to its shape and function. The vessels were buried with the dead. When they were accidentally unearthed centuries later they became treasured objects of antiquarian scholars and collectors.
related_museum_numbers
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3
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site_code
VA
slug
wine-vessel-unknown
sys_updated
2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
-900
year_start
-1050