Song Yuan bronze arrow vase
bronze arrow vase Song Yuan Dynasty.
With tall straight neck on a baluster shaped body with tubular handles
21,7 cm. high
bronze arrow vase Song Yuan Dynasty game touhu.
Touhu is an ancient game, which involved throwing arrows into a wine pitcher. First recorded in ‘Liji’, The Classic of Rites, and later developed to become a performance and entertainment sport of the Spring and Autumn and the Warring States periods, 770-221 BCE. Played among elites and scholars as a drinking game during banquets in the Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644.