View full screen - View 1 of Lot 1041. An inscribed archaic bronze ritual wine vessel, Fu Ji Zun, Late Shang - early Western Zhou dynasty | 商末至西周初 青銅獸面紋父己尊.
1041

An inscribed archaic bronze ritual wine vessel, Fu Ji Zun, Late Shang - early Western Zhou dynasty | 商末至西周初 青銅獸面紋父己尊

Estimate:

240,000 - 280,000 HKD

Property of a Lady 女史珍藏

An inscribed archaic bronze ritual wine vessel, Fu Ji Zun, Late Shang - early Western Zhou dynasty | 商末至西周初 青銅獸面紋父己尊

An inscribed archaic bronze ritual wine vessel, Fu Ji Zun, Late Shang - early Western Zhou dynasty | 商末至西周初 青銅獸面紋父己尊

Estimate:

240,000 - 280,000 HKD

Lot sold:

1,134,000

HKD

Property of a Lady

An inscribed archaic bronze ritual wine vessel, Fu Ji Zun,

Late Shang - early Western Zhou dynasty

女史珍藏

商末至西周初 青銅獸面紋父己尊


the interior cast with a three-character inscription, the first a clan pictogram, followed by Fu Ji, which can be translated as 'the owner [whose clan is identified by this pictogram] made the vessel for his father Ji'

銘文:[族氏銘文]父己

h. 28.2 cm

The x-rays show there is a 9cm area of restoration at the shoulder. There are minor bruises at the mouth rim. There are two minute pinholes at the mask.


X光片顯示器肩一處經修,約9公分。口沿有微撞痕。獸面上有兩小孔。


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, 2012.
イケダギャラリー(藝廊),東京,2012年