21 mai 2009

An archaic bronze ritual food vessel, gui, and a bronze wine vessel, jue. Western Zhou Period

An archaic bronze ritual food vessel, gui, and a bronze wine vessel, jue. Western Zhou Period The gui of bombé form rising to the flared rim, flanked by loop handles emerging from the jaws of horned dragons, supported on a tall splayed foot, the body cast with ribs below a band with two pairs of confronted dragons interrupted by a raised mask of a hare, the foot similarly cast with two pairs of confronted dragons, the handles with C scrolls, 25cm (9¾in) wide; and a jue, raised on three blades rising to the tall beaker with... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2009

A fine bronze ritual food vessel 'gui', China, early Western Zhou dynasty

A fine bronze ritual food vessel 'gui', China, early Western Zhou dynasty B. 30,5 cm. Est. 30 000 EUR.  Provenance: Former Earl Morse collection, exhibited Metropolitan Museum of Art N.Y., 'The Morse Collection of Ancient Chinese Art', 1982, publ. in the catalogue p. 28, no. 13 Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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