Hsien Chi Kui

AnonymousBC 1046-BC 771

National Palace Museum

National Palace Museum
Taipei, Taiwan

The use of jade mentioned in the bronze inscription indicate that it was chiefly used for rewards, edicts, gifts, entertaining, and sacrifices. The mention of a "jade huang" in the inscription on this bronze vessel testifies to the ancient ceremonial statute of ceremony is defined by jade and silk.


  • Title: Hsien Chi Kui
  • Creator: Anonymous
  • Date Created: BC 1046-BC 771
  • Physical Dimensions: Height: 13.6, depth of belly: 11.3 cm, rim diameter: 21.7 cm, base diameter: 18.2 cm, body circumference: 69.3 cm
  • Type: Bronzes
  • Rights: National Palace Museum
  • Dynasty: Mid Western Zhou period

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