18 March 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 13,750
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
A LARGE BRONZE RITUAL WINE VESSEL, HU
WESTERN HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 8)
The broad pear-shaped body raised on a pedestal foot with upright sides below an indented waist, the sides encircled by three slightly concave bands and with a pair of masks suspending loose rings on the shoulder, the waisted neck rising to a slightly concave band below the rim, with mottled grey and pale green patina
18½ in. (47 cm.) high
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