Square lidded ritual wine container (fangyi) with taotie, serpents, and birds
- Previous custodian or owner
- Tonying and Company 通運公司 (established 1902)
- To 1930
- Tonying and Company, New York, to 1930 
- From 1930
- Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Tonying and Company, New York, in 1930 
-  Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
-  See note 1.
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- ca. 1050-975 BCE
- Early Western Zhou dynasty
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
- Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)
- Chinese Art
- Luoyang, Henan province, China
- H x W x D: 35.3 x 24.8 x 23.3 cm (13 7/8 x 9 3/4 x 9 3/16 in)
- Data Source
- Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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