Tsun (Wine Container)

Unidentified Shang Dynasty maker, Chinese, 1500 - 1050 BCE


late Shang Dynasty (about 1200-1050 BCE)


Overall: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)

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



Place Made: China, East Asia, Asia


2000-1000 BCE

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscription inside the bottom

Course History

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

Exhibition History

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

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.


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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