Ritual Wine Vessel (jia)

Bronze | 13.5 x 8.5in | 12th-11th century B.C.E.

Chinese Artist

This is a rectangular version of the vessel type displayed in the case to your right. The monster mask on the main panel features bulging eyes, C-shaped horns, ears and gaping jaws with clearly delineated fangs. On either side of the mask is a dragon...
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