type of Chinese bronze vessel used to serve wine, it was characterized by an unusually fine harmony between shape and decoration. It was produced during the Shang (18th-12th century BC) and early Zhou (c. 1111-c. 900 BC) dynasties.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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