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A superb inscribed archaic bronze 'animal mask' food vessel (ding), Shang dynasty, 12th century BC 商公元前十二世紀 青銅獸面紋鼎

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A superb inscribed archaic bronze 'animal mask' food vessel (ding), Shang dynasty, 12th century BC 商公元前十二世紀 青銅獸面紋鼎

A superb inscribed archaic bronze 'animal mask' food vessel (ding), Shang dynasty, 12th century BC 商公元前十二世紀 青銅獸面紋鼎

Estimate:

5,000,000 - 7,000,000 HKD

Lot sold:

5,620,000

HKD

A superb inscribed archaic bronze 'animal mask' food vessel (ding),

Shang dynasty, 12th century BC

商公元前十二世紀 青銅獸面紋鼎


a pictograph beneath the rim on the interior depicting a vessel between a pair of hands, probably reading zun

h. 19 cm


內口沿下有一象形符號,應為「尊」

The X-ray images and inspection under UV light show that the vessel is in good condition. There is typical oxidisation and general nicks and bruises to the extremities.


從X光片中可見此器品相良好,僅見典型氧化跡象及邊沿輕細磕/撞痕。



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*Symbol Definition (Premium Lots): 為競投「高估價拍品」,閣下須填妥所需之高估價拍品預先登記申請表,並交回蘇富比所需之財務狀況證明、擔保、按金及/或其他由蘇富比可全權酌情決定要求的抵押作為閣下競投之擔保。蘇富比不論是否接納任何預先登記申請,其決定均為最終定論。我們建議閣下於相關拍賣前最少3個工作天前聯絡蘇富比進行預先登記,並請緊記,我們無法於週末或公眾假期取得財務狀況證明。倘目錄內所有拍品均為「高估價拍品」,則會就此作出特別通知,而不會使用槳狀符號。

Anyang, Henan province, by repute.

T.Y. King, Shanghai, 1948.

Collection of S.E. Alexandre J. Argyropoulos (1894-1978), a descendant of a renowned Byzantine family from Constantinople with roots going back to the 9th century, the Greek ambassador to China after World War II

J.J. Lally, New York, 12th April 1996.

Collection of Julius Eberhardt (1936-2012), Vienna.


傳河南安陽

金從怡,上海,1948年

第二次世界大戰後希臘駐華大使阿基洛珀斯(1894-1978年)收藏,君士坦丁堡拜占庭望族後裔,家族史可上溯至九世紀

藍理捷,紐約,1996年4月12日

朱利思.艾伯哈特(1936-2012年)收藏,維也納

Regina Krahl, Sammlung Julius Eberhardt/Collection Julius Eberhardt, Hong Kong, n.d. (1999), cat. no. 35.


康蕊君,《Sammlung Julius Eberhardt/Collection Julius Eberhardt》,香港,未刊出版年份(1999年),編號35

Mostra d’Arte Cinese/Exhibition of Chinese Art, Palazzo Ducale, Venice, 1954, cat. no. 33.


《Mostra d'Arte Cinese/Exhibition of Chinese Art》,總督宮,威尼斯,1954年,編號33