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An unusual archaistic bronze tripod vessel and cover (jue)
Qing dynasty
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 6,000 USD
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78
An unusual archaistic bronze tripod vessel and cover (jue)
Qing dynasty
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 6,000 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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An unusual archaistic bronze tripod vessel and cover (jue)
Qing dynasty
the deep U-shaped body supported on three blade feet, cast around the sides with taotie masks against a leiwen ground, with a bovine-mask loop handle on one side below the projecting curved spout, the cover cast with a bovine taotie mask with hooked horns between an arch handle, just below a snake-zoomorph leading over the curving form, the interior of both cover and vessel cast with long inscriptions (2)
Quantity: 2
Height 7 1/2 in., 19 cm
Width 6 1/4 in., 16 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Mrs. Christian Holmes.
Parke-Bernet, 15th November 1963, lot 254.
Yamanaka & Co.

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

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New York