This basin with its amusing human supports is similar to excavated examples: one in 1966 in Taian, Gansu province, illustrated in Wenwu, 1990:4, pl. 8, no. 3; and another in 1981 from a Han tomb at Liangnanzhuang, Rongcheng, Shandong province, illustrated in Kaogu, 1994:12, pl. 2, fig. 1. See, also, the similar example in the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, dated Late Warring States/Western Han illustrated by d'Argencé, Bronze Vessels of Ancient China in the Avery Brundage Collection, 1977, pl. VIII, where several others excavated from a Western Han tomb in Xi'an, Shaanxi province are mentioned.