You win vessel of Yin Zhi, early Western Zhou period (1046-957 BCE)
- Image Number: C1A001992N000000000PAB
- Dynasty: Western Zhou dynasty
- Category: Bronzes
- Function: 禮器,酒器
Cross section ellipse, The lower two narrow and straight middle half rings are connected to the lifting beam. The two ends are decorated with cow heads, with double huge horns. The mouth is closed and covered with melon petal buttons. The two sides of the belly are decorated with large wide animal faces. The belly wall at the two eyes is concave inward. The four silkworm patterns on the ring feet are opposite each other. There are ribs on all sides. The lifting beam is decorated with cicada patterns, with tentacles the same length as the body. The flower patterns on the cover are the same as the device. The two ends are decorated with sheep heads. The whole device is lined with cloud and thunder patterns, and the whole body is luxuriant. There are eight words with the same inscription on the inside of the cover and the bottom of the belly: “□ As the father, Xin Zunyi, Yayu.”
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