Type: Decorative Art
Measurements Height： 25.2cm, Length:31.8cm
Creator name: An artist named"Poo"
Time period: 1100 BC - 771 B.C; WesternZhou Function: Winevessel
Acquisition: Unearthed at the tomb of the YingKingdom (Pingdingshan city, Henan) in 1987.
With elaborate design, elegant shape, and clear inscriptions, itis not only a fancy artefact, but also an important clue inunderstanding the etiquette in the Western Zhou Dynasty, and thefriendly exchanges between Ying Kingdom and Xing Kingdom. It alsooffers evidence for the existence of the two kingdoms depicted inthe historical documents. Some experts regard the inscriptioninside this artefact as an early diplomatic history.