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A rare archaic bronze 'dragons and mythical birds' gaming bottle Spring and Autumn period | 春秋 青銅龍鳯紋雙活環耳投壺

A rare archaic bronze 'dragons and mythical birds' gaming bottle Spring and Autumn period | 春秋 青銅龍鳯紋雙活環耳投壺

A rare archaic bronze 'dragons and mythical birds' gaming bottle Spring and Autumn period | 春秋 青銅龍鳯紋雙活環耳投壺

A rare archaic bronze 'dragons and mythical birds' vessel

Spring and Autumn period

春秋 青銅龍鳯紋雙活環耳投壺


h. 24.1 cm

Xray photos show that the vessel is in good condition, with just two small areas of restoration to the foot (3.5 by 1cm and 2.5 by 1cm). Typical oxidisation and minor dents and general surface wear.

本品保存良好,X光片僅見足部二小處修補 (約3.5 x 1 公分、2.5 x 1公分)。整體見鏽蝕、細磕,及表面磨損痕跡,屬正常。


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Mandala Fine Arts, Hong Kong, 1990s.

Mandala Fine Arts,香港,1990年代
This rare archaic bronze vessel, intricately cast with interlocking dragons and birds, was probably created for gaming, for nobles to fire arrows into.