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An important documentary archaic bronze ritual food vessel (Gui), Late Shang dynasty, probably c. 1072 BC | 商末 或約公元前1072年 小子□簋

Estimate:

600,000

to
- 800,000 USD

An important documentary archaic bronze ritual food vessel (Gui), Late Shang dynasty, probably c. 1072 BC | 商末 或約公元前1072年 小子□簋

An important documentary archaic bronze ritual food vessel (Gui), Late Shang dynasty, probably c. 1072 BC | 商末 或約公元前1072年 小子□簋

Estimate:

600,000

to
- 800,000 USD

Lot sold:

5,434,500

USD

An important documentary archaic bronze ritual food vessel (Gui)

Late Shang dynasty, probably c. 1072 BC

商末 或約公元前1072年 小子□簋


finely cast below the rim with a kuilong band centered by beast masks and interrupted by a pair of loop handles with pendent tabs, the foot with a further kuilong band, the interior cast with an inscription translating to ‘On the guisi day Hua rewarded Xiaozi X ten peng of cowries at ShangX. It was that he had been ordered to mount a military campaign against X of Yifang. He used it to make this sacrificial vessel to honour Father Ding. At the fourteenth month, ju

銘文:

癸巳 𢦚賞小子□貝十朋 在上□(㲋五酉) 隹𢦚令伐夷方䍙 □□用作文父丁尊彝 在十月四 舉


Width 11 ⅛ in., 28.3 cm

There are several rim cracks, some of which have been restored or consolidated, the longest measuring approx. 6 cm. A few small spots of faint cracks to the body near one handle. Overall with expected minor wear, consistent with age and type. Accretions to the surface. X-Ray images available upon request.


口沿見幾道裂紋,部分經修或加固,最長約6公分。器身近一耳處幾小塊區域見微細裂紋。整體見正常輕微磨損,與其年代及品類相符。表面見積污。X光片可供索取。


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Collection of Aisin Gioro Shengyu (1850-1899).

Dr. Ernst Hauswedell, Hamburg, 9th December 1957, lot 4.

Dr. Ernst Hauswedell, Hamburg, 23rd May 1970, lot 1.

Collection of Sammlung Gottfried Hertel (1925-2019).


來源

愛新覺羅盛昱 (1850-1899) 收藏

Dr. Ernst Hauswedell,漢堡,1957年12月9日,編號4

Dr. Ernst Hauswedell,漢堡,1970年5月23日,編號1

Sammlung Gottfried Hertel (1925-2019) 收藏

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Wang Xiantang, Guoshi jinshizhi gao [Manuscript of archaic bronze in Chinese history], Qingdao, 2004, no. 1548. 

Chen Bingxin and Li Lifang, Chutu yizu shiliao jikao [Study of the excavated historical records of the Yi], Anhui, 2005, p. 455. 

The Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Yinzhou jinwen jicheng[Compendium of Yin and Zhou bronze inscriptions], Beijing, 2007, no. 04138.

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Yan Zhibin, ed., Shangdai qingtongqi mingwen fenqi duandai yanjiu / The Dating Study of Bronze Inscriptions of the Shang Dynasty, vol. 1, Beijing, 2014, p. 0452.

Wei Xinying, 'War against Yifang in the 15th Year of Dixin's Reign Recorded on Late Shang Bronzes in Overseas Collections', Journal of National Museum of China, Beijing, 2015, no. 3, fig. 5-1 and fig. 6.


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