Lot 221
  • 221

A MAGNIFICENT AND RARE GILT-BRONZE SILVER-LINED STEM CUP TANG DYNASTY 

Estimate
100,000 - 150,000 USD
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Description

with shallow rounded sides rising to a flared rim, encircled by a raised ring dividing the cup into two sections, the upper section meticulously engraved with a band of upright petals enclosing birds and flower sprays, lower section decorated with a band of leaf-shaped petals enclosing flower scrolls and a further band of petals containing florets, the tall spreading stem foot similarly decorated with bands of petals centered by a raised foliage ring, all against a finely executed ring-punched ground, the interior and base with silver liner
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