Square zun wine vessel with inscription “Ya chou”, late Shang period, c. 12th-11th century BCE

Square zun wine vessel with description “Ya chou”, late Shang period, c. 12th-11th century BCE

  • Image Number:C1A001870N000000000PAB
  • Dynasty:Shang dynamity
  • Category:Bronzes
  • Function:Wine vessel, The ritual vessel
  • Material:mineral/metal/bronze
  • Description:. The shoulder is connected with a cast round carved elephant head beast and a multi tooth angle dragon head. There are eight hook like ridges in the whole body. The lower edge of the mouth is decorated with a banana leaf pattern on the inner horn beast face, a retrospective curved bird pattern, the upper edge of the abdomen is decorated with a single curved bird pattern, and the lower edge is decorated with a zigzag horn beast pattern. The feet are decorated with the same pattern as the abdomen, and the whole body is grounded with thunder patterns. The inscription “Yachou” is at the outer mouth

Ya-ch'ou Square Tsun

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