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PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

AN ARCHAISTIC BRONZE JUE AND COVER
QING DYNASTY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 USD
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804

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

AN ARCHAISTIC BRONZE JUE AND COVER
QING DYNASTY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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AN ARCHAISTIC BRONZE JUE AND COVER
QING DYNASTY
the U-shaped body supported on three curved blade feet and broadening to a long, cupped mouth, cast around the sides with taotie masks against a leiwen ground, with a bovine-mask loop handle on one side below the projecting curved spout, the cover cast with a bovine taotie mask with hooked horns between an arch handle, just below a snake-zoomorph leading over the curving form, the interior of both cover and vessel cast with long inscriptions (2)
Height 7 1/2  in., 19 cm
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Provenance

Yamanaka & Co., New York.
Collection of Mrs. Christian Holmes (1871-1941).
Parke-Bernet, New York, 15th November 1963, lot 254.
Sotheby's New York, 19th March 2007, lot 78.

Important Chinese Art

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