Thursday, 18 October 2018

Ancient Chinese Four-goat Square Zun

Four-goat Square Zun. Height: 58.3cm Weight: around 34.5kg. Bronze. Late Shang Dynasty (1600-1046 BC) The zun is a vase-like vessel used as a ritual container to hold wine in ancient China.

This vessel is the largest square zun from the Shang Dynasty known. It is displayed in the National Museum of China in Beijing.