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An exceptionally rare archaic bronze ritual pouring vessel (He), Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn period | 東周 春秋 青銅獸面紋龍流盉

Estimate:

250,000

to
- 350,000 USD

Important Archaic Bronzes from the MacLean Collection

An exceptionally rare archaic bronze ritual pouring vessel (He), Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn period | 東周 春秋 青銅獸面紋龍流盉

An exceptionally rare archaic bronze ritual pouring vessel (He), Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn period | 東周 春秋 青銅獸面紋龍流盉

Estimate:

250,000

to
- 350,000 USD

Lot sold:

403,200

USD

An exceptionally rare archaic bronze ritual pouring vessel (He)

Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn period

東周 春秋 青銅獸面紋龍流盉


finely cast with the body divided into three lobes each rising from a slender leg and decorated on each side with a powerful high-relief taotie mask composed of detached elements including phoenix forming the tail and small dragons defining the horns, the shoulder encircled with a narrow border of sinuous scrollwork, repeated around the neck below the flared rim, the long, gently curved slender neck terminating in a dragon mask forming the spout opposite the loop handle issuing from a bovine head


Length 14⅛ in., 35.8 cm

In general good condition. The spout is possibly an early replacement. The rim with an approx. 2 cm restored break and two minute restored chips. X-Ray available upon request.


整體品相良好。流或早期經換。口沿有一約2公分見損經修及兩處微磕經修。X光片可供索取。


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Offered at Sotheby's London, 9th December 1986, lot 7.

Sotheby's London, 18th November 1998, lot 804.


來源

上拍於倫敦蘇富比1986年12月9日,編號7

倫敦蘇富比1998年11月18日,編號804

Richard A. Pegg and Zhang Lidong, The MacLean Collection: Chinese Ritual Bronzes, Chicago, 2010, pl. 22.


出版

彭銳查及張立東,《The MacLean Collection: Chinese Ritual Bronzes》,芝加哥,2010年,圖版22