|This decorative or ornamental Zhou dagger with its jade blade and bronze handle testifies to the military as well as artistic interests of the Zhou conquerors of Shang China.|
|The bronze spiral finial with its flamboyant yet whimsical dragon's head once adorned the tip of a chariot pole.|
|Another example of elaborately decorated Zhou bronze vessel.|
|Jade disk (pi) of the late Zhou period.|
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Batterberry, Michael. Chinese and Oriental Art. New York, et. al. McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1968
Fairbank, John, EdwinReischauer, Albert Craig. East Asia: Tradition and Transformation. Boston, et. al.: Houghton-Mifflin Co., 1978.
National Endowment for the Humanities. The Chinese Exhibition. Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 1975.