Sale 21AS01 | Lot 132

An Archaic Chinese Ritual Bronze Wine Vessel Zhi

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art
An Archaic Chinese Ritual Bronze Wine Vessel Zhi

Lot Details

Lot 132
An Archaic Chinese Ritual Bronze Wine Vessel Zhi
Shang Dynasty
Of flattened round form with wide everted mouth; well-cast with stylized taotie mask and qilong; obscured pictographic design to base. Height 5 inches.

Provenance:
Property from the Collection of Dr. Henry Guinness de Laszlo (1901-1967), Noted British-Hungarian Collector and Philanthropist


Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Sold for $8,820 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Bronze covered in verdigris corrosion and with signs of oxidation at base; structurally sound and strong; there is a repaired area at mouth of vessel (see photos)


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Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Sold for $8,820 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

Mon, Mar 15, 2021 at 10am EDT
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