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Ritual food vessel, ding

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Title

Ritual food vessel, ding

Date

Spring and Autumn period (770-475 BC)

Medium

Bronze

Reference

CVCSC 0293.1-2.A

Collection

Chinese

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ing originated as cooking vessels, but smaller ones were probably used for serving food rather than cooking. Later versions were frequently made with lids. The lid of this vessel is decorated with small reclining oxen.

Ritual food vessel, ding Spring and Autumn period (770-475 BC) © Compton Verney

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