ritual water vessel
ritual water vessel
ritual water vessel
ritual water vessel

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ritual water vessel

Unknown


(Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York); {1} purchased by (J.J. Lally & Co. Oriental Art, New York) in 1970; {2} purchased by the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 2001 (2001.220). {3}

{1} Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, "Oriental Art. Jade, Ivory … [by] Various Owners, January 16, 1970, lot 53.
{2} On a list prepared by J.J. Lally of IMA purchases, Lally indicates this object was once in the collection of Adele Dorfman Brandwen (Mrs. Maxwell) [1990-1964], New York, possibly a consigner to the 1970 Parke-Bernet Galleries auction. For information on Adele Brandwen, see her obituary in the New York Times, 14 August 1964. For information on James J. Lally and J.J. Lally and Company, see Souren Melikian, "James Lally and the Booming Chinese Market," International Herald Tribune, January 31-February 1, 1987. Lally opened his gallery in 1986.
{4} IMA Temporary Receipt No. 9621.

Object Information

artist
Unknown
dynasty
Western Zhou dynasty
creation date
about 800 BCE
materials
bronze
dimensions
H: 6 in. W: 12 in. D: 5 in.
accession number
2001.220
credit line
Jane Weldon Myers Art Fund
copyright
No Known Rights Holder
collection
Asian Art
colors