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A LARGE BRONZE RITUAL FOOD VESSEL, YU

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A LARGE BRONZE RITUAL FOOD VESSEL, YU
LATE SHANG/EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 12TH-11TH CENTURY BC
A LARGE BRONZE RITUAL FOOD VESSEL, YU LATE SHANG/EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 12TH-11TH CENTURY BC The deep rounded sides crisply cast in high relief with four large taotie masks centered on and separated by notched flanges, which also divide and separate confronted birds on the pedestal foot, the pairs of similar birds below the everted rim similarly separated by flanges but confronted on small animal masks, all reserved on bands of leiwen , with a mottled milky green patina with buff earth encrustation allover 10 in. (25.5 cm.) diam., box

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I and Part II Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections
Auktionsdatum: 24.03.2011
Adresse: Christie's
24 March 2011, New York, Rockefeller Center