Late Western Zhou period BC1046-771

Xu food container of Le Ji-xian

Late Western Zhou period BC1046-771

Xu food container of Le Ji-xian

Height: 17.7 cm, depth of belly: 9.1 cm, rim diameter: 25.3x18.3 cm, base diameter: 21.4x13.9 cm

The vessel was commissioned by Le Ji-xian to be cherished forever by all descendants to come.

Hsu, as an evolution on the kuei vessel, along with the tile pattern decoration on its body, can be said to be a "reformation" of the middle and late Western Zhou period.

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