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An archaic bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, lei Spring and Autumn period | 春秋 青銅龍紋蓋罍

An archaic bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, lei Spring and Autumn period | 春秋 青銅龍紋蓋罍

An archaic bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, lei Spring and Autumn period | 春秋 青銅龍紋蓋罍

An archaic bronze ritual wine vessel and cover, lei

Spring and Autumn period

春秋 青銅龍紋蓋罍


h. 33.5 cm

The X-rays reveal an area of restoration to the cover, which has been broken off and reaffixed, measuring approx. 8 cm. The X-rays also reveal cracks to the exterior of the vessel that have been retouched. Otherwise good condition with typical oxidisation, minor bruises and loss to details. The cover is slightly dented.

X光片見罍蓋一處修補,約8公分。器身外部X光片亦見已修補裂痕。此外品相良好,惟鏽蝕痕跡、細小磕碰及斷失,屬正常。蓋面微凹。


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Sotheby's London, 12th June 2004, lot 70 (offered).

Nagel Stuttgart, 5th November 2012, lot 973. (EUR 66,000)


拍賣於倫敦蘇富比2004年6月12日,編號70

德國納高2012年11月5日,編號973(歐元66,000)

It is rare to find a jar of this massive shape and lavish design, although similar pieces have been published, with handles: one excavated at Tai'an, Shandong province and now in the Shandong Provincial Museum, is illustrated in Zhongguo qingtongqi, vol. 10, Beijing, 1998, pl. 69; another in Seiichi Mizuno, Bronzes and Jades of Ancient China, Tokyo, 1959, pl. 150; and a third was included in the exhibition Archaic Chinese Bronzes from Shang and Zhou Dynasties, Christian Deydier Oriental Bronzes Ltd., London, 1989, cat. no. 13. A jar with related design in the MOA Art Museum, Shizuoka, was included in the exhibition Chugoku Sengoku jidai no bijutsu, Osaka Municipal Art Museum, 1991, cat. no. 29.