Compare the slightly larger (6.5 cm. high) bronze container of this type, but with different cast decoration, illustrated in Chuugoku Sengoku Jidai no Bijutsu (The Art of the Warring States Period), Osaka Municipal Museum of Fine Art, 1991, p. 77, no. 90, where it is dated to the Spring and Autumn Period and refered to as a guo. See, also, another example of slightly larger size (6.4 cm. across handles), sold in these rooms, 24 March 2011, lot 1249.