Ritual food vessel, or ding, with hunting scenesOn display
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Ritual food vessel, or ding, with hunting scenes
Date4th century BC (400 - 301 BC)
Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Warring States Period (475 - 221 BC)
Material and technique
bronze; originally inlaid, probably with copper
Dimensionswith lid 16.5 x 22 x 17.5 cm max. (height x width x depth)
without lid 13 x 22 x 17.5 cm (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 10 | China to AD 800
Glossary of terms
A Chinese bronze tripod ritual cooking vessel. Also a type of white porcelain from Northern China.
Loveday, Helen, Chinese Bronzes in the Ashmolean Museum: An Illustrated Handbook to the Collections (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1990), p. 34, illus. p. 29 pl. 11