Li cooking vessel with animal mask decoration, late Shang dynamics, c. 13th-12th BCE
- Image Number:C1A001400N000000000PAC Dynamy:Shang dynamics
- Architectural dimension:18.0 cm high, 21.0 cm high Cm diameter 14.8cm
- Function:ritual vessels, Food utensil
- Description:. In terms of shape, the Li system of Erligang period is retained, but the two ears have balanced with the three feet. In terms of techniques and distribution techniques, patterns are close to the early and middle style of Yin Ruins. The ornamentation has been fully decorated, and two obvious decorative belts have been differentiated: high neck and tripod shaped belly, neck ornamentation with oblique eye ray patterns, belly ornamentation with animal face patterns, and single layer ornamentation, which are mainly broadband and profound techniques, but some of the ornamentation has the rudiment of multiple layers, such as animal ears have bulged out. The nose, jaw and horn of the animal face have bean like protrusions, and the ridge bulges into a hook shape, which has local characteristics. It is close to Xingan Li in Jiangxi
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