Gui food container with kui drag design and bosses, late Shang to early Western Zhou period, c. 12th to 10th century BCE
- Image Number:K1A001841N000000000PBA
- Dynasty:Shang dynamics
- Architectural dimension n:Height 16.4 cm, opening 24.3 cm, bottom 17.2 cm
- Function:ritual vessel, Food utensil
- Description:. The lower middle of the mouth edge is decorated with a relief animal head. On both sides of the head and the feet are decorated with opposite Kui dragon patterns. The dragon mouth is wide open and folds outward from top to bottom. The dragon body extends towards both sides to form a decorative belt. The belly wall is decorated with rhombus and cream patterns, and filled with thunder patterns. The papilla of this organ is tapered, and the height of protrusion is about 0.7 to 0.8 cm. The tapered milk cubes make the abdominal wall decoration more prominent, which indicates that it belongs to the style characteristics of Guanzhong region in Shaanxi
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