Gu or wine vessel in bronze. Made in China, 1st phase, 1st or 2nd Zhou King.
h: 10 3/4 in; diam of mouth: 8 1/4 in; diam base: 6 5/8 in
Winifred Williams, dealer; from whom purchased by Sir William Burrell, 24 May 1947, £227; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1947.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1947(1) p.69: ‘Tsun with trumpet mouth, malachite green encrustation and archaic inscription. Shang/Chou Dynasty. 10 1/2" high.’.