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Property from an Oklahoma Private Collection

An inscribed archaic bronze ritual wine vessel (Zhi), Early Western Zhou dynasty | 西周初 冉父丁觶

No reserve

Auction Closed

September 21, 06:54 PM GMT

Estimate

2,000 - 3,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

An inscribed archaic bronze ritual wine vessel (Zhi)

Early Western Zhou dynasty 

西周初 冉父丁觶


cast to the interior with a three-character inscription reading Ran fu ding 


銘文:

冉父丁


Height 5 in., 12.8 cm

Sotheby's London, 10th June 1986, lot 41. 

Collection of Charles R. Nesbitt (1921-2007), and thence by descent.


倫敦蘇富比1986年6月10日,編號41

Charles R. Nesbitt (1921-2007) 收藏,此後家族傳承

Wang Tao and Liu Yu, Liusan oumei yinzhou youming qingtongqi jilu / A Selection of Early Chinese Bronzes with Inscriptions from Sotheby's and Christie's Sales, Shanghai, 2007, pl. 184.


汪濤及劉雨,《流散歐美殷周有銘青銅器集錄》,上海,2007年,圖版184

Charles R. Nesbitt was an Oklahoma attorney, politician and a permanent member of the board of Oklahoma Museum of Art, Oklahoma City. He held several political positions in the Oklahoma state government, having served as the 9th Attorney General of Oklahoma (1963–1967), a member of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (1969–1975), and as Oklahoma Secretary of Energy under Governor David Walters (1991–1995).