K'ang Hou Fang Ting

AnonymousBC 1046-BC 771

National Palace Museum

National Palace Museum
Taipei, Taiwan

The inscription on this vessel mentions a "Marquis K'ang" (K'ang-hou), the younger brother of King Wu during the reign of King Cheng and who had this ceremonial vessel made for sacrifices at his clan shrine.


  • Title: K'ang Hou Fang Ting
  • Creator: Anonymous
  • Date Created: BC 1046-BC 771
  • Physical Dimensions: Height: 27.8 cm, rim diameter: 20.4 x 15.5 cm
  • Type: Bronzes
  • Rights: National Palace Museum
  • Dynasty: Early Western Zhou dynasty

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