Ladle with spout in bronze. Made in China, Han Dynasty.
h to handle: 5 in; diam of mouth: 4 1/4 in
Bluett & Sons, dealer; from whom purchased by Sir William Burrell, 7 January 1913, £6.0.0; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.
Bluett & Sons, Sales Day Book 3/288, 25 November 1912, stock no.0553: ‘An old Chinese bronze tripod wine vessel with handle’.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1913 p.12: An old Chinese tripod wine vessel with handle. Chou Dynasty 1122-255BC’, with sketch.