• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5916

    Christie's Interiors

    3 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 18

    A CHINESE ARCHAISTIC BRONZE OX-SHAPED LIBATION VESSEL AND COVER

    LATE MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE ARCHAISTIC BRONZE OX-SHAPED LIBATION VESSEL AND COVER
    LATE MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
    Naturalistically cast as a recumbent ox, its legs tucked under the body, decorated in low relief with archaistic spirals and gilt flames
    10¾in. (27.4cm.) wide


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