Lot 63
  • 63

AN ARCHAIC BRONZE RITUAL WINE VESSEL AND COVER (HU) WARRING STATES PERIOD

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 USD
Sold
8,125 USD
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Description

  • bronze
  • Height 13 1/4  in., 33.5 cm
with globular body, curved neck and slightly splayed foot ring, two movable ring handles attached to the sides by raised animal masks, the circular domed cover with four small snake-shaped knobs, the neck decorated with triangular patterns, the body and foot with four bands of hooked and kidney-shaped geometric motifs, the surface of the bronze with a light olive-green patina and encrustation       

Provenance

Old Midwestern Estate.
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