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Tripod Ritual Vessel

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

13th century B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G204
Tripod Ritual Vessel, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Bronze
Size: 6 5/8 x 5 3/8 x 5 11/16 in. (16.83 x 13.65 x 14.45 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Shang dynasty, 13th century B.C.
Physical Description: 3 bulbous sections at bottom with 3 thin legs; 2 u-shaped handles; incised geometric designs on exterior bulbous sections
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 99.66.3
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009