Human Generated Data

Title

'Jue' Ritual Wine Vessel with 'Taotie' Decor

Date

14th-11th century BCE

People

-

Classification

Vessels

Credit Line

Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Anonymous gift, 1944.57.2

Human Generated Data

Title

'Jue' Ritual Wine Vessel with 'Taotie' Decor

Date

14th-11th century BCE

Classification

Vessels

Credit Line

Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Anonymous gift, 1944.57.2

Machine Generated Data

Tags

Amazon
created on 2019-04-07

Cross 99.5
Symbol 99.5
Art 95.6
Sculpture 82.5
Paper 74.1
Origami 74.1
Glass 72.5
Statue 63.6
Bronze 57.1
Costume 57
Aluminium 56.5
Graphics 56
Urban 55.3
Town 55.3
City 55.3
Building 55.3
Metropolis 55.3

Clarifai
created on 2018-03-23

illustration 99.9
art 99.9
no person 97.3
sketch 94.9
painting 93.9
prehistoric 93.6
one 91.9
man 91.2
sculpture 90.1
metalwork 89.8
funny 88.8
bird 87.7
two 87.4
character 87
monster 84.7
visuals 84.3
reptile 82.2
dinosaur 81.9
wear 80.2
show 80

Imagga
created on 2018-03-23

lace 42.1
anatomy 20.3
star 18.9
holiday 18.6
biology 18
decoration 17.6
ice 16.3
human 15.7
skeleton 15.6
crown 15.3
body 15.2
science 15.1
medical 15
golden 14.6
3d 13.9
skull 13.7
celebrate 13.6
health 13.2
festive 12.9
ornament 12.9
anatomical 12.8
spine 12.7
season 12.5
water 12
shape 11.9
bones 11.8
x ray 11.7
torso 11.7
chest 11.7
crown jewels 11.6
seasonal 11.4
crystal 11.2
shiny 11.1
starfish 10.9
decorative 10.8
ribs 10.8
transparent 10.7
hip 10.7
antique 10.7
glitter 10.6
celebration 10.4
glass 10.3
winter 10.2
symbol 10.1
light 10
gold 9.8
skeletal 9.8
object 9.5
party 9.4
sea 9.4
tropical 9.4
color 8.9
backbone 8.9
osteoporosis 8.9
arthritis 8.9
joint 8.8
medicine 8.8
merry 8.6
design 8.5
tree 8.5
art 8.5
old 8.3
tradition 8.3
back 8.3
year 8.2
vacation 8.2
decor 7.9
spinal 7.9
backache 7.9
bright 7.9
liquid 7.8
gift 7.7
shell 7.6
eve 7.6
texture 7.6
joy 7.5
closeup 7.4
fish 7.3
graphic 7.3
new 7.3
detail 7.2
solid 7.2
animal 7.1

Google
created on 2018-03-23

Microsoft
created on 2018-03-23

green 88.6
table 29.9

Color Analysis

Feature analysis

Amazon

Cross 99.5%

Categories

Imagga

paintings art 100%

Captions

Azure OpenAI

Created on 2024-01-27

The image shows an ancient bronze Chinese ritual vessel known as a Jue (爵). It is a type of wine vessel characteristic of the Shang and Zhou dynasties' ritual bronzeware. The vessel stands on three pointed legs and has a cylindrical body with a spout on one end and a pointed flange rising from the opposite side. On the top edge above the flange, there are two posts with caps, often referred to as "ears." These might have been used for picking up the vessel when hot. The entire surface of the Jue is covered in a greenish-blue patina, indicative of significant age and oxidation. There are intricate patterns and decorations around the body which could be inscriptions, taotie (a monster motif), or other traditional Chinese designs, however, these are not clearly distinguishable due to the patina and potential damage over time. It is an exquisite piece that would have likely been used in ceremonial contexts, offering insights into the ancient Chinese culture's practices and artistic achievements.