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Bronze ritual vessel

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Bronze ritual vessel

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Bronze vessel with straight socket for handle. Made in China, Han.

Measurements:
h; 4 1/2 in

Provenance:
Bluett & Sons; from whom purchased by William Burrell, 29 June 1912, £1.15.0; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.

Manuscript sources
Bluett & Sons, Sales Day Book 3/211, 27 June 1912, stock no.4984: ‘Chinese bronze cooking pot with bronze handle. Chou’.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1912 p.8: ‘Chinese bronze cooking pot with bronze handle. Chou’, with sketch.

What:
8_108, bronzes, vessels

Who:
Dealer, Bluett & Sons

Dates:
Sold by Bluett & Sons 1912.

Periods:
IMPERIAL CHINA
Han, 206 BC-AD 220

Design © HATII 2003