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Auktion: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
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A BRONZE RITUAL WINE VESSEL AND COVER, YOU

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Schätzpreis: 40.000 $ - 60.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:  183.750 $
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A BRONZE RITUAL WINE VESSEL AND COVER, YOU
EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 11TH-10TH CENTURY BC
A BRONZE RITUAL WINE VESSEL AND COVER, YOU EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 11TH-10TH CENTURY BC The pear-shaped vessel, which is of oval section, is raised on a spreading foot and is cast on each side with a band of dragon scroll formed by two dragons with backward-turned heads and centered by a mask cast in high relief. The swing handle is cast with elongated cicadas and diamond-shaped bosses, and terminates at each end in an animal mask. The cover has a similar dragon band and a stylized mask-form flange at either end. Both the vessel and the cover are cast on the interior with an inscription. The bronze has a mottled patina and areas of malachite encrustation. 8½ in. (21.6 cm.) high

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Auktionsdatum: 21.03.2013 - 22.03.2013
Adresse: Christie's
21-22 March 2013, New York, Rockefeller Center