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An inscribed archaic bronze ritual wine vessel, zun, Late Shang - Western Zhou dynasty | 商末至西周 冉母尊

An inscribed archaic bronze ritual wine vessel, zun, Late Shang - Western Zhou dynasty | 商末至西周 冉母尊

An inscribed archaic bronze ritual wine vessel, zun, Late Shang - Western Zhou dynasty | 商末至西周 冉母尊

An inscribed archaic bronze ritual wine vessel, zun,

Late Shang - Western Zhou dynasty

商末至西周 冉母尊


well cast with a slightly bulging midsection rising from a splayed foot to a wide trumpet neck, cast around the body in crisp relief with two animal masks against a background of thunder patterns (leiwen) between bow-string bands, each mask flanked by kui dragons shown in profile, the interior cast with two characters reading ran mu ('mother of the Ran clan')


h. 21.8 cm

X-rays show that the vessel is in good condition. There is typical encrustation and insignificant loss to detail.


經X光檢驗,品相良好。帶典型皮殼,細節處有細微缺損。


"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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

P.C. Lu & Sons, Ltd, Hong Kong, 15th October 1987.


魯氏父子有限公司,香港,1987年10月15日

Jessica Rawson and Emma C. Bunker, Ancient Chinese and Ordos Bronzes, Hong Kong, 1990, cat. no. 13.


羅森及愛瑪.賓格,《青銅聚英:中國古代與鄂爾多斯青銅器》,香港,1990年,編號13

Ancient Chinese and Ordos Bronzes, Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 1990.


《青銅聚英:中國古代與鄂爾多斯青銅器》,香港東方陶瓷學會,香港藝術館,香港,1990年