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A magnificent and rare archaic bronze ritual wine vessel (Hu), Late Shang dynasty | 商末 青銅饕餮紋壺

Estimate:

400,000

to
- 600,000 USD

Important Archaic Bronzes from the MacLean Collection

A magnificent and rare archaic bronze ritual wine vessel (Hu), Late Shang dynasty | 商末 青銅饕餮紋壺

A magnificent and rare archaic bronze ritual wine vessel (Hu), Late Shang dynasty | 商末 青銅饕餮紋壺

Estimate:

400,000

to
- 600,000 USD

Lot sold:

625,000

USD

A magnificent and rare archaic bronze ritual wine vessel (Hu)

Late Shang dynasty

商末 青銅饕餮紋壺


well cast with the pear-shaped body of oval section, the exterior decorated with three principal registers of taotie masks with raised 'eyes' against leiwen grounds, on the broad sides each mask centered by a vertical flange, divided by horizontal registers of stylized kuilong and sinuous creatures with roundels, the neck set with a pair of lug handles decorated with further taotie masks, the tall splayed foot with a band of confronting kuilong and further taotie, the interior of the base cast with a single-character inscription reading ji

銘文:


Height 14⅝ in., 37 cm

In overall good condition. The lower body has an approx. 3x3 cm touched up patch to the exterior on one side and an approx. 5x3 cm cracked area to the opposite side. Overall with a few minor hairline cracks and scattered spots of minor touch-ups. A small hole to the foot wall on one side. X-Ray available upon request.


整體品相良好。下腹一側外壁見一約3x3公分小補區域。另一側見一約5x3公分細微裂紋區域。整體見些許微細裂紋及細小微補。一側足壁見一小孔。X光片可供索取。


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我們很高興為您提供上述拍品狀況報告。由於敝公司非專業修復人員,在此敦促您徵詢其他專業修復人員,以獲得更詳盡、專業之報告。


準買家應該檢查每件拍品以確認其狀況,蘇富比所作的任何陳述均為主觀看法而非事實陳述。雖然本狀況報告或有針對某拍品之討論,但所有拍賣品均根據印於圖錄內之業務規則以拍賣時狀況出售。

Collection of Hans Georg Oeder (1880-1938).

Sotheby's London, 19th June 1984, lot 8.

Eskenazi Ltd., London.

The Bella and P. P. Chiu Collection.

Sotheby's London, 7th June 2000, lot 5.


來源

Hans Georg Oeder (1880-1938) 收藏

倫敦蘇富比1984年6月19日,編號8

埃斯卡納齊,倫敦

趙氏山海樓收藏

倫敦蘇富比2000年6月7日,編號5

Carl Hentze, Die Sakralbronzen und ihre Bedeutung in den frühchinesischen Kulturen, Antwerp, 1941, vol. 2, pls XLIV and XLV, nos 92 and 93.

Jessica Rawson, The Bella and P. P. Chiu Collection of Ancient Chinese Bronzes, Hong Kong, 1988, pl. 5.

Liu Yu and Lu Yan, ed., Jinchu Yin Zhou jinwen jilu [Compilation of recently discovered bronze inscriptions], Beijing, 2002, vol. 3, pl. 944.

Zhong Baisheng, Chen Zhaorong, and Huang Mingchong, et al., ed., Xinshou Yin Zhou qingtongqi mingwen ji qiying huibian [Compendium of inscriptions and images of recently included bronzes from Yin and Zhou dynasties], Taipei, 2006, no. 1930.

Wang Tao and Liu Yu, A Selection of Early Chinese Bronzes with Inscriptions from Sotheby's and Christie's Sales, Shanghai, 2007, no. 326 and col. pl. 17 left.

Wang Xinyi, ed., Shangzhou tuxingwenzi bian [Catalogue of pictograms from the Shang and Zhou dynasties], Beijing, 2007, p. 273.

Richard A. Pegg and Zhang Lidong, The MacLean Collection: Chinese Ritual Bronzes, Chicago, 2010, pl. 12.

Wu Zhenfeng, Shang Zhou qingtongqi mingwen ji tuxiang jicheng [Compendium of inscriptions and images of bronzes from Shang and Zhou dynasties], Shanghai, 2012, vol. 21, no. 11974.

Yan Zhibin, ed., Shangdai qingtongqi mingwen fenqi duandai yanjiu / The Dating Study of Bronze Inscriptions of the Shang Dynasty, Beijing, 2014, p. 779, no. 4693-J944 and p. 1680, no. 4693.


出版

Carl Hentze,《Die Sakralbronzen und ihre Bedeutung in den frühchinesischen Kulturen》,安特衛普,1941年 ,卷2,圖版XLIV及XLV,編號92及93

傑西卡•羅森,《趙氏山海樓所藏古代青銅器》,香港,1988年 ,圖版5

劉雨及盧岩編,《近出殷周金文集錄》,北京,2002年,冊三,圖版944

鐘柏生、陳昭榮及黃銘崇等編,《新收殷周青銅器銘文及器影彙編》,台北,2006年,編號1930

汪濤及劉雨,《流散歐美殷周有銘青銅器集錄》,上海,2007年,編號326及彩色圖版17左

王心怡編,《商周圖形文字編》,北京,2007年,頁273

彭銳查及張立東,《The MacLean Collection: Chinese Ritual Bronzes》,芝加哥,2010年,圖版12

吳鎮烽,《商周青銅器銘文暨圖像集成》,上海,2012年,卷21,編號11974

嚴志斌編,《商代青銅器銘文分期斷代研究》,北京,2014年,頁779,編號4693-J944及頁1680,編號4693

Mirroring China's Past. Emperors, Scholars, and Their Bronzes, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 2018, cat. no. 18 and p. 241 (inscription).


展覽

《吉金鑒古》,芝加哥藝術博物館,芝加哥,2018年,編號18及頁241(銘文)