Kuei (Fu-i chen-chen) (Meat or grain container)

Western Zhou Dynasty, Chinese, about 1046–771 BCE

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Western Zhou Dynasty (about 1046-771 BCE)

Bronze

Overall: 10 in. (25.4 cm)

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

M.961.271

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, China

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Vessel

Classification

Asia

Not on view

Inscription

Inscription inside of lid near center

Course History

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

ANTH 12.13, Moving House in Prehistory, Benjamin Valentine, Spring 2015

Exhibition History

Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, February 9, 1988.

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.

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 and Strauss Gallery, 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.

Provenance

Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 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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