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AN ARCHAIC BRONZE RITUAL FOOD VESSEL, DING SPRING AND AUTUMN PERIOD | 東周春秋時期 青銅蟠虺紋三足蓋鼎

Property from the collection of Cheng Huan 清洪珍藏

AN ARCHAIC BRONZE RITUAL FOOD VESSEL, DING SPRING AND AUTUMN PERIOD | 東周春秋時期 青銅蟠虺紋三足蓋鼎

AN ARCHAIC BRONZE RITUAL FOOD VESSEL, DING SPRING AND AUTUMN PERIOD | 東周春秋時期 青銅蟠虺紋三足蓋鼎

Property from the collection of Cheng Huan

AN ARCHAIC BRONZE RITUAL FOOD VESSEL, DING

SPRING AND AUTUMN PERIOD

清洪珍藏

東周春秋時期 青銅蟠虺紋三足蓋鼎


h. 27.2 cm

There is restoration to the legs, and one leg has an old break. Malachite encrustation throughout. General surface wear.


腿有修補,其中一腿有明顯舊破裂。器面見銅綠斑,有磨痕,屬正常。


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Susan Chen, Hong Kong.

陳淑貞,香港

Ding vessels of this type are distinct for their compressed globular body supported on three unusually tall and slender legs. For examples of ding from this special group see two illustrated in Zhongguo qingtongqi quanji, vol. 8, Beijing, 1995, pls. 10-11. Compare another related but larger ding in the Avery Brundage collection included in René-Yvon Lefebvre d'Argencé, Ancient Chinese Bronzes, Berkeley, 1966, pl. XXXI, and another formerly on loan to the Neiraku Museum, Nara, Japan, sold in our London rooms, 19th February 2003, Lot 322.