View full screen - View 1 of Lot 248. A rare pair of gilt-bronze mask and ring handles, Northern Wei dynasty | 北魏 銅鎏金透空鋪首活環一對.
248

A rare pair of gilt-bronze mask and ring handles, Northern Wei dynasty | 北魏 銅鎏金透空鋪首活環一對

Archaic Bronzes from the MacLean Collection

A rare pair of gilt-bronze mask and ring handles, Northern Wei dynasty | 北魏 銅鎏金透空鋪首活環一對

A rare pair of gilt-bronze mask and ring handles, Northern Wei dynasty | 北魏 銅鎏金透空鋪首活環一對

Authenticity guarantee

What is guaranteed?

A rare pair of gilt-bronze mask and ring handles

Northern Wei dynasty

北魏 銅鎏金透空鋪首活環一對


(4)


Height overall 7⅝ in., 19.4 cm

The masks and rings are in overall good condition with some expected age-appropriate wear and minor casting imperfections.


整體品相良好,見些許正常年久磨損及輕微鑄造瑕疵。


For more information on and additional videos for this lot, please contact asiaweek@sothebys.com.


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。

Collection of Walter Hochstadter (1914-2007).

Sotheby's New York, 20th March 2002, lot 24.


侯士泰(1914-2007)收藏

紐約蘇富比2002年3月20日,編號24

See a closely related pair of gilt-bronze masks, excavated from a Northern Wei tomb at Guyuan county, Ningxia province, illustrated in Guyuan County Cultural Relic Institution, 'Ningxia guyuan beiweimu qingli jianbao [A brief report on the excavation of the Northern Wei tomb at Guyuan, Ningxia]', Wenwu, no. 6, Beijing, 1984, p. 52, fig. 19.