China - Shang dynasty

1 Ritual wine vessel, or gu, Shang Dynasty, Anyang Period (1200 - 1050 BC), bronze, 32 cm (height), 15.8 cm max. (diameter). Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956. (EA1956.3517). Ashmolean Museum © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford Bronze Gu, China, Shang dynasty. Photo Hampel A Zoomorphic Fragmentary Bronze Handle, Late Shang dynasty The Tian Mian Fu Yi Jiao, An Important and Very Rare Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel. Late Shang Dynasty, 13th-11th Century BC. Height 9 3/8 in., 23.8 cm Ritual food vessel, or ding, Shang Dynasty, Anyang Period (1200 - 1050 BC), bronze, with handles 20.1 cm (height), without handles 15.6 cm (height), 15 cm max. (diameter). Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956. (EA1956.3516). Ashmolean Museum © Ashmolean M Ritual wine vessel, or jiao, with taotie masks and thunder-scroll pattern, Shang Dynasty, Anyang Period (1200 - 1050 BC), bronze, 19 x 15.5 x 12 cm max. (height x width x depth). Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956. (EA1956.840). Ashmolean Museum © Ashm The Quan Zu Xin Zu Gui Ding An important inscribed bronze tripod, Shang dynasty, 13th-11th century BC A bronze ritual wine vessel (jue), Late Shang dynasty, 13th-11th century BC A bronze ritual wine vessel (gu), Late Shang dynasty, 13th-11th century BC Archaic bronze vessel Zun A rare large bronze ritual tripod food vessel, ding, China, Late Shang-Early Western Zhou dynasty, 12th-11th century BC A rare grey pottery zun, Shang Dynasty Ceremonial ax A Rare and Magnificent Archaic Bronze Wine Vessel, Fangding, Late Shang-Early Western Zhou Dynasty1 A Rare and Magnificent Archaic Bronze Wine Vessel, Fangding, Late Shang-Early Western Zhou Dynasty2 A Rare and Magnificent Archaic Bronze Wine Vessel, Fangding, Late Shang-Early Western Zhou Dynasty3 A Rare and Magnificent Archaic Bronze Wine Vessel, Fangding, Late Shang-Early Western Zhou Dynasty4 Fang ding excavated at Zhifangtou Fang ding excavated at Zhifangtou Bronze Elephant-shaped zun, Shang Dynasty (1766-1028 BC) Bronze Ritual Tripod Vessel Ding, China, presumably late Shang-early Western Zhou dynasty (12th-10th cent A rare large archaic bronze ritual food vessel A magnificent and important bronze ritual wine vessel, Zun ritual wine vessel dating to the late Shang- early western Zhou dynasty Ceremonial ax, type yue, Shang period, Anyang period, Shang dynasty, 12th-11th Century BC Bronze bell, Nao, Late Shang dynasty (circa 1600-1050 BC) Rectangular vessel for offering wine, Late Shang period, ca Human-like head, Shang dynasty, ca A rare archaic bronze ritual food vessel, Shi yu, Late Shang dynasty A powerfully cast archaic bronze ritual food vessel, gui, Late Shang dynasty An archaic bronze ritual food vessel, liding, Late Shang – Early Western Zhou dynasty A powerfully cast archaic bronze ritual food vessel, gui, Late Shang dynasty 4 1 A bronze ritual wine vessel (zun), Late Shang – Early Western Zhou dynasty A rare bronze double-owl-form ritual vessel (you), Shang Dynasty 1