A GOLD AND SILVER-INLAID BRONZE MINIATURE WINE VESSEL, ZUNMING DYNASTY |
70,000 - 90,000 HKD
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decorated overall in gold and silver inlays, the bulbous central section and the splayed foot depicting stylised taotie masks divided by vertical flanges, surmounted by a wide trumpet neck encircled by upright cicada motifs and archaistic scrolls, carved wood stand
Morisada Hosokawa, Ittokuroku [Wisdom in pieces], Tokyo, 1982, no. 33.
For another gold and silver-inlaid bronze vessel of similar high quality decoration, see the gui vessel from the collection of Ulrich Hausmann, sold in these rooms, 8th October 2014, lot 3350.