View 1 of Lot 578. AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE AND IMPORTANT GOLD, SILVER AND GLASS-EMBELLISHED BRONZE VESSEL (FANG HU),  WARRING STATES PERIOD, 4TH / 3RD CENTURY BC.
View 1 of Lot 578. AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE AND IMPORTANT GOLD, SILVER AND GLASS-EMBELLISHED BRONZE VESSEL (FANG HU),  WARRING STATES PERIOD, 4TH / 3RD CENTURY BC.
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AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE AND IMPORTANT GOLD, SILVER AND GLASS-EMBELLISHED BRONZE VESSEL (FANG HU), WARRING STATES PERIOD, 4TH / 3RD CENTURY BC

Estimate:

2,500,000 - 3,500,000 USD

PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE AND IMPORTANT GOLD, SILVER AND GLASS-EMBELLISHED BRONZE VESSEL (FANG HU), WARRING STATES PERIOD, 4TH / 3RD CENTURY BC

AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE AND IMPORTANT GOLD, SILVER AND GLASS-EMBELLISHED BRONZE VESSEL (FANG HU), WARRING STATES PERIOD, 4TH / 3RD CENTURY BC

Estimate:

2,500,000 - 3,500,000 USD

Lot sold:

8,307,000

USD

AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE AND IMPORTANT GOLD, SILVER AND GLASS-EMBELLISHED BRONZE VESSEL (FANG HU)

WARRING STATES PERIOD, 4TH / 3RD CENTURY BC

戰國 公元前四 / 三世紀 青銅錯金銀嵌琉璃乳釘紋方壺



of square section, set atop a straight foot with the swelling belly rising to a slightly flaring neck and surmounted by a slightly domed cover set with four bird-shaped finials, each side of the vessel decorated with a complex design of diamond-shaped glass plaques set into cast recesses of conforming shape, surrounded by wide bands of enlaced lines and volutes inlaid in silver, with raised circular bosses embellished with gold-sheet set at regular intervals, on two sides the shoulder set with an animal mask handle suspending a loose ring, with glass plaque and silver inlay, and raised bosses, the dark brown patina with green malachite encrustation (2)


Height 13¾ in., 35.1 cm

Collection of Adolphe (1871-1949) and Suzanne (1874-1949) Stoclet, and thence by descent.

European Private Collection.  


來源

Adolphe (1871-1949) 及 Suzanne (1874-1949) Stoclet 伉儷收藏,此後家族傳承

歐洲私人收藏

Albert J. Koop, Early Chinese Bronzes, London, 1924, pl. 103 A.

C.G. Seligman & H.C. Beck, ‘Far Eastern Glass: Some Western Origins’, The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities Stockholm Bulletin, no. 10, 1938, pp. 1-64, pl. X.


出版

Albert J. Koop,《Early Chinese Bronzes》,倫敦,1924年,圖版103A

C.G. Seligman 及 H.C. Beck,〈Far Eastern Glass: Some Western Origins〉,《The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities Stockholm Bulletin》,號10,1938年,頁1-64,圖版X

International Exhibition of Chinese Art, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1935, cat. no. 406.


展覽

《中國藝術國際展覽會》,皇家藝術學院,倫敦,1935年,編號406