A Bronze Jia (Wine Vessel)


Western Zhou Dynasty
Height: 33.4cm

The tri-lobed body resting on three sturdy feet decorated with a zigzag band in relief framing each section, with a single large bovine mask-headed loop handle covering a three-glyph pictogram, (Clan's name) FU YI, the rim with a pair of upright posts ending in compressed bud finials, the dark patina with some green encrustation.