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Auktion: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
wurde versteigert am: 17. März 2017
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A VERY RARE SMALL BRONZE PHOENIX-FORM EWER

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Schätzpreis: 300.000 $ - 500.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:  367.500 $
Los-Nr. 1017, Aufrufe: 49

A VERY RARE SMALL BRONZE PHOENIX-FORM EWER
LATE WESTERN-EARLY EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 8TH-7TH CENTURY BC
A VERY RARE SMALL BRONZE PHOENIX-FORM EWER LATE WESTERN-EARLY EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 8TH-7TH CENTURY BC The ewer is cast as a crouching phoenix, the long legs folded underneath the body and the scroll-like wings that terminate in a small bird head at the front raised on either side. The body is cast with scale-like feathers and has a small spout emerging from the breast below the upright neck and the forward-facing head. The hinged cover is cast as a small bird in front of an animal-mask loop that extends back to the flared tail. 6 1/8 in. (15.2 cm.) long, box

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Auktionsdatum: 17.03.2017
Adresse: Christie's
New York