Image Resources | Currently on View in Arthur R. and Frances D. Baxter Gallery

Ritual Drinking Vessel (Gu)

Shang dynasty


(C. T. Loo); purchased by Eli Lilly, Indianapolis, Indiana in 1948; given to the John Herron Art Institute, now the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1948

Object Information

nationality
Chinese
dynasty
Shang dynasty
creation date
1100s BC
materials
bronze
dimensions
H: 11 3/4 in.
accession number
48.115
credit line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Lilly
collection
Asian Art
colors