Lot 68
  • 68

A BRONZE TRIPOD KETTLE (HE) HAN DYNASTY

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
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Description

  • Bronze, hongmu woodstand
of globular form cast with a raised horizontal band supported on three feet, the shoulder set with a bird-head spout at right angle to a square-section handle hollowed to receive an insert, the circular hinged cover crisply cast with a relief quatrefoil and a pierced knob, the mottled green patina with encrustation, stand (2)

Provenance

Collection of Mrs John Ede.
Sotheby's London, 14th-15th February 1966, lot 146. 
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