25 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 27,500
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
A LARGE BRONZE SHALLOW TRIPOD RITUAL VESSEL, PAN
LATE SPRING AND AUTUMN PERIOD, 6TH CENTURY BC
Raised on three stout supports, the shallow sides cast with a band of backward-facing dragons filled with scrolls and granulation, with a pair of faceted lug handles suspending loose rings
17½ in. (44.5 cm.) across handles
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J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 1965.
R. Poor, Ritual Bronzes of Ancient China, New York, 1968.
J. So, Eastern Zhou Ritual Bronzes from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, 1995, pp. 328-31, no. 65.
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