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3404
A SMALL BRONZE WINE CUP
LATE MING DYNASTY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
3404
A SMALL BRONZE WINE CUP
LATE MING DYNASTY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Later Chinese Bronzes from the Collection of Ulrich Hausmann

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Hong Kong

A SMALL BRONZE WINE CUP
LATE MING DYNASTY
of oval section, the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot, cast with a mythical beast loop handle on one side and a spout on the other, the exterior with two cartouches enclosing a scene of birds and plants, interrupted by a large ruyi bloom and a key-fret diapered ground, the countersunk base incised with a further key-fret diapered ground, the surface patinated to a warm chocolate colour with traces of gilt-lacquer

9.4 cm., 3 3/4  in.
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Catalogue Note

A closely related bronze cup from the Frederick M. Mayer collection, probably produced at the same workshop, was sold at Christie’s London, 24th and 25th June 1974, lot 114.

Later Chinese Bronzes from the Collection of Ulrich Hausmann

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Hong Kong