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Auktion: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
wurde versteigert am: 18. September 2014
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A VERY RARE SMALL BRONZE RITUAL VESSEL AND COVER, JIAN

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Schätzpreis: 40.000 $ - 60.000 $
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A VERY RARE SMALL BRONZE RITUAL VESSEL AND COVER, JIAN
LATE SPRING AND AUTUMN PERIOD, 6TH CENTURY BC
A VERY RARE SMALL BRONZE RITUAL VESSEL AND COVER, JIAN LATE SPRING AND AUTUMN PERIOD, 6TH CENTURY BC The tapered body and canted shoulder are flat-cast with bands of fine interlocked dragons below the short neck and widely everted rim, and there are four small animal mask and ring handles on the edge of the shoulder which are repeated on the similarly decorated cover below the handle. The interior of the cover is cast in relief in the center with two circling lizards. The patina is of warm gold color with areas of malachite and azurite encrustation. 6½ in.(16.3 cm.) high

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Auktionsdatum: 18.09.2014 - 19.09.2014
Adresse: Christie's
18-19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Center