1144
1144

PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN COLLECTION

AN ARCHAIC BRONZE RITUAL WINE VESSEL (JUE)
SHANG DYNASTY
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 27,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
1144

PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN COLLECTION

AN ARCHAIC BRONZE RITUAL WINE VESSEL (JUE)
SHANG DYNASTY
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 27,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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AN ARCHAIC BRONZE RITUAL WINE VESSEL (JUE)
SHANG DYNASTY
the deep U-shaped body rising from three splayed triangular blade legs to a pointed rim opposite a guttered spout flanked by a pair of posts capped with conical 'fire-whorl' medallions, the exterior boldly cast with two dissolved taotie mask with bulging eyes in high relief, one side set with a loop handle issuing from a bovine mask, enclosing a pictogram
Height 8 1/4  in., 21.1 cm
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Provenance

Acquired in the early 20th century.

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