• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2405

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    25 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1025

    A BRONZE RITUAL FOOD VESSEL AND COVER, DOU

    LATE SPRING AND AUTUMN PERIOD, SECOND HALF 6TH CENTURY BC

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    Estimate

    A BRONZE RITUAL FOOD VESSEL AND COVER, DOU
    LATE SPRING AND AUTUMN PERIOD, SECOND HALF 6TH CENTURY BC
    The bowl and cover flat-cast with indentical bands, one of dragon scrolls with backward-turned heads, the narrower band of diaper pattern, with a related band on top of the crown, and a band of interlaced serpents reserved on a granulated ground on the spreading foot, with a pair of loop handles
    10¼ in. (26 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Warren E. Cox & Assoc., New York, 1966.


    Literature

    Hayashi Minao, Shunju Sengoku jidai seidoki no kenkyu (In Shu seidoki soran ni), Tokyo, 1989 , p. 74, no. 15.
    J. So, Eastern Zhou Ritual Bronzes from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, 1995, pp. 186-8, no. 26.