Search by Subject
Search by Institution
Ching-chi-shih Tsun

Tags: bronzes | National Palace Museum | vessel | Western Chou


Middle Western Chou period (1046-771 BC)
Height: 17.2 cm, rim diameter: 17.5 cm 
The phoenix bird with a large tail seen here was a brand new form of decoration that rose around the time of King Mu in the middle of the Western Chou period.

Text: Yu Kuo-ching

Text and images are provided by National Palace Museum