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A rare bronze cylindrical box and cover, Warring States period | 戰國 青銅鳥獸紋蓋筒

A rare bronze cylindrical box and cover, Warring States period | 戰國 青銅鳥獸紋蓋筒

A rare bronze cylindrical box and cover, Warring States period | 戰國 青銅鳥獸紋蓋筒

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A rare bronze cylindrical box and cover

Warring States period 

戰國 / 漢 青銅鳥獸紋蓋筒


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Height 3⅞ in., 9.9 cm

The cylindrical box has traces of cleaning and possible minor touch-ups, including to the base. The cover has an approx. 0.8x0.8 cm section to the rim out and restuck. There is also a rim crack with traces of restoration.


筒身見清理痕跡及或見輕微小補痕跡,包括底部。蓋沿見一約0.8x0.8公分區域經重接。蓋沿亦見一道裂紋,見相應修復痕跡。


Because this lot was imported into the United States after September 1, 2020, it is subject to an import tariff of 7.5% of the value declared upon entry into the United States. $938, plus applicable sales tax will be included on your invoice unless you instruct Sotheby's to arrange shipping of the lot to a foreign address. For more information on the import tariff, please review the Symbol Key in the back of the catalogue. If you have any questions, please contact tariffs@sothebys.com.


由於本拍品在2020年9月1日之後進口到美國,所以買家可能需就本拍品支付進口關稅,金額為拍品進口美國當時申報價值的7.5%。除非您要求蘇富比安排運送拍品到美國境外之地址,否則發票上將包括938美元以及相關的銷售稅。如欲查詢進口關稅的更多信息,請查閱目錄背面的附錄。 如有任何疑問,敬請聯繫tariffs@sothebys.com.


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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。

Sotheby's London, 13th December 1960, lot 122. 

Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). 

Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. E.8.3. 


倫敦蘇富比1960年12月13日,編號122

吳權博士 (1910-1997) 收藏

吳蓮伯博物院,1968年至今,編號E.8.3

Rose Kerr et al., Chinese Antiquities from the Wou Kiuan Collection. Wou Lien-Pai Museum, Hong Kong, 2011, pl. 25. 


柯玫瑰等,《Chinese Antiquities from the Wou Kiuan Collection. Wou Lien-Pai Museum》,香港,2011年,圖版25

Compare a similar example formerly in the collection of Dr Franco Vannotti, included in Mostra d'Arte Cinese / Exhibition of Chinese Art, Venice, 1954, cat. no. 74 and the exhibition The Glorious Traditions of Chinese Bronzes, Asian Civilizations Museum, Singapore, cat. no. 45, where the catalogue authors note that cylindrical boxes of this type would have been used to hold needles and thread, as suggested by an excavated example found still containing iron needles discovered in 1982 in Hejingshan, Guangzhou, illustrated in Kuang Shunuan et al., 'A Han Dynasty Needle and Thread Container Decorated with Dragon and Phoenix Patterns', Wenwu, 1991. Another example, cast in relief with animals in combat is illustrated in Bernhard Kalgren and Jan Wirgin, Chinese Bronzes. The Natanael Wessén Collection, Stockholm, 1969, pl. 34.