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836

A rare archaic bronze bird-headed ritual wine vessel, hu Eastern Zhou dynasty | 東周 青銅鴞首提鏈壺

A rare archaic bronze bird-headed ritual wine vessel, hu Eastern Zhou dynasty | 東周 青銅鴞首提鏈壺

A rare archaic bronze bird-headed ritual wine vessel, hu Eastern Zhou dynasty | 東周 青銅鴞首提鏈壺

A rare archaic bronze bird-headed ritual wine vessel, hu

Eastern Zhou dynasty

東周 青銅鴞首提鏈壺


h. 34.5 cm

The x-ray photos show that the vessel is in good condition. There are small chips to the foot. Typical encrustation and general surface wear.

X光片檢視下,本品保存良好。足部見小磕。器表見鏽蝕、磨損痕跡,屬正常。


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Acquired in Hong Kong in the 1990s.


90年代購藏於香港

The current wine vessel closely relates to another Warring States period bird-headed ritual wine vessel from the collections of Baron Paul Hatvany and the British Rail Pension Fund, sold in our London rooms, 12th December 1989, lot 19.