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An archaic bronze tripod vessel and cover (Ding), Eastern Zhou dynasty, early Warring States period | 東周 戰國初 青銅魚紋鼎

Archaic Bronzes from the MacLean Collection

An archaic bronze tripod vessel and cover (Ding), Eastern Zhou dynasty, early Warring States period | 東周 戰國初 青銅魚紋鼎

An archaic bronze tripod vessel and cover (Ding), Eastern Zhou dynasty, early Warring States period | 東周 戰國初 青銅魚紋鼎

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An archaic bronze tripod vessel and cover (Ding)

Eastern Zhou dynasty, early Warring States period

東周 戰國初 青銅魚紋鼎


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Width 9½ in., 24.1 cm

There are possible restorations or consolidations to two legs. The vessel has likely been cleaned in the past. Overall with expected wear and minor casting imperfections.


兩腿可能經修或加固。整體應曾經清理。見些許正常磨損及輕微鑄造瑕疵。


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Wui Po Kok Antique Co, Ltd., Hong Kong, 2000.


滙寶閣古美術,香港,2000年

Richard A. Pegg and Zhang Lidong, The MacLean Collection: Chinese Ritual Bronzes, Chicago, 2010, pl. 46.


彭銳查及張立東,《The MacLean Collection: Chinese Ritual Bronzes》,芝加哥,2010年,圖版46

Related ding with this fish pattern are very rare. A comparable ding and cover, decorated with very similar fish motifs, is illustrated in Chen Mengjia, Haiwai zhongguo tongqi tulu [Chinese bronzes from overseas collections], vol. 1, Beijing, 2017, fig. 10; and another, formerly in the collection of Felix Guggenheim (1904-1976), was sold recently in these rooms, 29th September 2021, lot 1025.