Hu jar of Zeng Bo Qi, late Western Zhou period, 857/53-771 BCE
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- Description:. Neck decoration with curly pattern. The feet are decorated with hanging scales. Two animal ear rings. The cover is decorated with a stealing curve pattern, and the top is decorated with a double plate dragon pattern, with a lotus petal shaped circle outside the dragon pattern. The inscription on the lid is 41 characters each. The lid is engraved on the outside of the lid and the outside of the mouth, and the inscription is on the inside of the mouth. The inscription is in 10 lines: “Only Zeng Bo’s jade is used to make a pot of wine. It is used to entertain guests. It is perfect for virtue. It is used to enjoy filial piety, to give eyebrows longevity, and to receive great blessings for children and grandchildren.”
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