Ding cauldron of Shi Bo, early Spring and Autumn period, c. 8th-7th century BCE

Ding cauldron of Shi Bo, early Spring and Autumn period, c. 8th to 7th century BCE

  • Image Number:C1A000904N000000000PAB
  • Dynasty:Spring and Autumn period
  • Category:Bronzes
  • Function:Gifts, food containers
  • Material:Mineral/metal/bronze
  • Description:
    Flat folding edge, Ears attached, with a beam connecting along the ear, round bottom, hoofed foot. Both the inner and outer sides of the two appendages are decorated with heavy ring patterns. Under the mouth edge is a repeated pattern of stealing curves, which is further bounded by convex ridge patterns. The lower abdomen wall is decorated with four groups of Kui dragon patterns with two pairs of faces facing back. The animal eyes are all made with convex spots, and the eyes are carved round, which makes the whole body show spirit. Triangular stiffeners can be seen at the outer bottom of the device. There is a half circle of inscription on the folding edge, which is eighteen characters in total, and two characters are repeated: “Sibo Zhao is a Meng pregnancy food tripod. His eyebrows live for ten thousand years, and his sons and grandchildren use it for Yongbao.”

西周晚期 邿伯鼎

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