Jue wine vessel classified to Zi Fu Xin, late Shang period, c. 13th-11th century BCE
- Image Number:C1A000118N000000000PAB
- Dynasty:Shang dynamics
- Function:, Wine vessel
- Description:; Its ventral surface on the left side is decorated the same as that on the right side. On the abdominal wall inside the handle, there are three inscriptions, the top of which is “Zi”, which looks like a baby, waving his hands up and down, and his body and feet are wrapped in a cloth towel, which belongs to pictographic characters; The family emblem uses “son” to represent the identity of the prince. The following two words are “father Xin”. The inscription is to the effect that the prince’s family made this sacrificial wine vessel for his father Xin. All sacrificial vessels used to worship ancestors are usually used to serve their ancestors, and are not used as drinking glasses in daily life
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