A pair of archaic bronze ritual food vessels and covers, Gui, Eastern Zhou dynasty | 東周 青銅龍紋獸耳帶鳯鳥出戟蓋簋一對
150,000 - 200,000 HKD
Property of a Lady
A pair of archaic bronze ritual food vessels and covers, Gui,
Eastern Zhou dynasty
w. 26.5 cm
The 6 x-rays do not reveal any structural damage to the vessels. There is extensive oxidization to both. There are bruises and losses to the foot of one vessel and smaller bruises at the inner mouth rim, and an approx. 0.5 cm shallow hole at the handle. The other vessel has minor bruises at the foot, and a 1.5 cm loss to the tail of the bird element on the side. Both covers are slightly dented.
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