Gui (Meat or Grain Container)

Western Zhou Dynasty, Chinese, about 1046–771 BCE

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Early Western Zhou Dynasty (about 1046-900 BCE)

Bronze

Overall: 5 1/4 × 7 5/8 in. (13.3 × 19.4 cm)

Overall: 5 1/4 × 7 5/8 in. (13.4 × 19.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Dorothy Marion Levitt Beskind and D. Herbert Beskind, Class of 1936

M.961.269

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, China

Object Name

Vessel

Classification

Asia

Not on view

Inscription

Inscription on interior of base

Course History

CHIN 52, Readings in Classical Chinese: Daoist Philosophical Texts, Sarah Allan, Spring 2015

Exhibition History

The Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 2008-September 28, 2014.

Palmer Lounge, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 11-November 20, 1974.

In conjunction with the New England Conference of the Association for Asian Studies, Harrington Silver Display Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 1-11, 1976.

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1997-January 21, 2008.

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 22, 1994-June 22, 1997.

Far Eastern Bronzes, Barrows Windows, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 24, 1976-January 16, 1977.

Director's Choice, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 10-July 10, 1966.

Chinese Art from the College Collection, Barrows Windows, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 30-September 4, 1978.

Beskind Chinese Bronzes, Spaulding Cases, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 1973.

Asian Art From the College Collection, Barrows Print Room and Strauss Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 5-31, 1974.

Publication History

Treasures of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, New York: Hudson Hill Press, 1985, p. 40-41.

Provenance

Dorothy Marion Levitt Beskind (1917-2014) and David Herbert Beskind (1915-2015), Class of 1936, New York, New York; given to present collection, 1961.

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