Tsun (Wine Container)

Unidentified Shang Dynasty maker, Chinese, 1500 - 1050 BCE

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late Shang Dynasty (about 1200-1050 BCE)

Bronze

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

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

M.961.272

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, China

Period

2000-1000 BCE

Object Name

Vessel

Classification

Asia

Not on view

Inscription

Inscription inside the bottom

Course History

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

Exhibition History

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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