Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
An archaic bronze vessel decorated with geometric motif and scrolling vines. The vessel is known as a dou, which was used to offer food to the gods. Additionally the chinese character for bean is shaped in the same way as the dou vessel where it was thought that beans were offering inside the vessel. Age: Warring States Period Size: Height: 8.25" Diameter: 9"
item #1172124