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Bronze ritual vessel

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Bronze ritual vessel

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Jia or tripod wine vessel in bronze. Made in China, possibly 1st phase.

Measurements:
h: 11 1/4 in; diam of mouth: 7 1/4 in

Provenance:
Lane Roberts; from whom purchased by Bluett & Sons, May 1945, £122.10.0; from whom purchased by Sir William Burrell, 26 June 1945, £145; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1945.

Manuscript sources
Bluett & Sons, Sales Day Book 18/342, stock no.2734: ‘Bronze chia’.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1945 p.41: ‘An early Chinese bronze tripod vessel with handle (chia), the body with a band of pattern in low relief representing the T'ao T'ieh, Chou period’.

What:
8_120, bronzes, jia

Who:
Dealer, Bluett & Sons
Collector, C.S. Lane Roberts

Dates:
Sold by Bluett & Sons 1945.

Periods:
EARLY DYNASTIES
Western Zhou, 1027-771 BC

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