77
77
A small archaistic bronze vessel (gui)
Ming / Qing dynasty
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,040 USD
JUMP TO LOT
77
A small archaistic bronze vessel (gui)
Ming / Qing dynasty
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,040 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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A small archaistic bronze vessel (gui)
Ming / Qing dynasty
the U-shaped sides flanked by bovine masks issuing loop handles with pendant tabs, cast with large taotie masks above a band of snakes encircling the pedestal foot, all reserved on a leiwen ground, the interior cast with a three-character inscription vertically arranged; together with a small bronze water-dropper cast with a smiling mahout holding an alms bowl and scroll, seated on a beast with large elephant ears, trunk and tusks below a studded mane, 17th century (2)
Quantity: 2
6 in., 15.2 cm
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Catalogue Note

Compare a similar bronze 'elephant and mahout' group forming a censer and cover, included in Winter Exhibtion of Fine and Rare Chinese Works of Art and Ceramics, Roger Keverne Ltd., London, 2006, cat.no. 19.

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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New York