Global Art & Artifacts

Tou Shaped Bronze Food Vessel. Chou Dynasty-styled.  China.

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Three handled food container.  This is a rare styling from the late Western Chou (late 9th to early 8th Centuries, B.C.).  Deeply inscribed.  Very well done and in excellent condition.


From Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, Central China.


I selected many of these vessels from a reference book of ancient bronzes (Chinese Bronzes by Paul Hamlyn).   I found a collection of bronze vessels whose craftsmen were meticulous in capturing the era and style.  All of the vessels recently listed were handmade in China in the mid- 1900s.  Most are museum quality.


For the Serious Collector.  STAND is included.



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