• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 140

    A BRONZE WINE CUP, CHI, SHANG DYNASTY (1600-1100BC)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BRONZE WINE CUP, CHI, SHANG DYNASTY (1600-1100BC)
    with typical s-formed body of elongated elegant form, with a double raised band through the slender mid-section, raised on a slightly flaring foot -- 4 7/8in. (12.5cm.) high.


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (Bv 12D); formerly in the Michael Wright Collection, acquired from Michael Gillingham, London, 23rd April 1993.