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A GILT-BRONZE TRIPOD VESSEL (HU) AND COVER WITH A BASIN
HAN DYNASTY
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 40,000 USD
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A GILT-BRONZE TRIPOD VESSEL (HU) AND COVER WITH A BASIN
HAN DYNASTY
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 40,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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A GILT-BRONZE TRIPOD VESSEL (HU) AND COVER WITH A BASIN
HAN DYNASTY
the hu with a globular body supported on three short legs and rising to a tall sloping neck, the arched handle terminating in a dragon head at each end and attached by an openwork chain to the pair of loops at the shoulder of the vessel, the bell-shaped cover covering the neck of the vase and aligning flush with the shoulder, the top of the cover slightly domed and set with three hooked loops, the basin with deep rounded sides and a short everted rim, the exterior cast with four raised fillets encircling the widest point and a pair of low-relief beast-masks each with a small loop (3)
Height 5 5/8  in., 14.2 cm
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Provenance

Galaxie Art & Gift Co. (B. K. Wong), Hong Kong, 29th July 1988. 
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 1962.

Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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New York