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An archaic bronze 'tiger' fitting, Shang dynasty | 商 青銅虎紋部件

Estimate:

8,000

to
- 12,000 USD

Important Archaic Bronzes from the MacLean Collection

An archaic bronze 'tiger' fitting, Shang dynasty | 商 青銅虎紋部件

An archaic bronze 'tiger' fitting, Shang dynasty | 商 青銅虎紋部件

Estimate:

8,000

to
- 12,000 USD

Lot sold:

16,380

USD

An archaic bronze 'tiger' fitting

Shang dynasty

商 青銅虎紋部件


of hollow rectangular form open at the back end, the front and top of the fitting in the form of a tiger's head with protruding ears, bulging eyes, and large fangs, the long sides cast in high relief with the creature's profile, a rectangular aperture behind the head and an oval one on the base, wood and metal stand (3)


Length 3⅝ in., 9.2 cm

In overall good condition with occasional minute touch-ups, including to the edge of the proper left ear, left lip, and right nostril of the tiger head.


整體品相良好。偶見極微小補,包括獸首左耳沿、左唇沿及右鼻沿處。


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.


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 Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Bull.

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 6th December 1983, lot 32.

New York Private Collection.

Christie's New York, 25th March 1998, lot 46.


來源

Richard C. Bull 伉儷收藏

蘇富比 Parke Bernet,紐約,1983年12月6日,編號32

紐約私人收藏

紐約佳士得1998年3月25日,編號46

University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1959.


展覽

賓夕法尼亞大學博物館,費城,1959年