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Cooking vessel, Ding
11th century BCE

Medium
bronze
Measurements
18.3 × 15.3 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
China
Inscription
incised inside base (in Chinese archaic script) c.: v Shi (Shi meaning name of a clan)
Accession Number
1671-D4
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1956
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Asian Art Gallery - Tombs and Burial Wares
Level 1, NGV International
Description
Three legs, two loop rim handles, stylized cicada motifs. Ritual vessel for preparing food.