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Cooking vessel, Liding
11th century BCE

Medium
bronze
Measurements
20.2 × 16.1 × 16.7 cm
Place/s of Execution
China
Inscription
incised inside upper rim (in Chinese archaic script) c.: (two kneeling figures are holding the lisd of a sacred vessel, below them are two graphs: kuei, the tenth character of the ten celestial stems and unknown graph which some scholars believe is a representation of a shield)
Accession Number
AS9-1969
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1969
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Gallery location
Asian Art Gallery - Tombs and Burial Wares
Level 1, NGV International