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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION

AN ARCHAIC BRONZE RITUAL WINE VESSEL (JUE)
LATE SHANG DYNASTY
Estimate
15,00025,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT
658

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION

AN ARCHAIC BRONZE RITUAL WINE VESSEL (JUE)
LATE SHANG DYNASTY
Estimate
15,00025,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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New York

AN ARCHAIC BRONZE RITUAL WINE VESSEL (JUE)
LATE 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 finials, the exterior cast with two taotie masks with bulging eyes, one side set with a loop handle issuing from a bovine mask, enclosing an inscription possibly reading fu, the patina of smooth reddish-brown color with some areas of malachite encrustation
Height 8 1/8  in., 20.5 cm
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Provenance

Sotheby's New York, 19th September 2001, lot 1.

Important Chinese Art

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New York