A rare incised gilt-bronze 'phoenix' vessel and cover (Bianhu), Han dynasty | 漢 銅鎏金雲鳳紋扁壺連蓋
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A rare incised gilt-bronze 'phoenix' vessel and cover (Bianhu)
Width 12⅜ in., 31.3 cm
In overall good condition with some expected age-appropriate wear and minor casting imperfections.
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Acquired in 1989.
Christie's New York, 19th September 2007, lot 214.
Richard A. Pegg and Zhang Lidong, The MacLean Collection: Chinese Ritual Bronzes, Chicago, 2010, pl. 70.
彭銳查及張立東，《The MacLean Collection: Chinese Ritual Bronzes》，芝加哥，2010年，圖版70