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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 319

    An archaic bronze food vessel and cover, ding


    Price Realised  


    An archaic bronze food vessel and cover, ding
    Warring States
    The rounded sides continuing to the tapering short straight legs, flat-cast with two bands of interlocking dragon motifs above a row of lappets, separated centrally by a raised twist-rope band, applied with a pair of loose ring handles, the low domed cover similarly decorated and applied with three reclining buffalo's, with a greyish green patina
    17.5 cm. diam., 19 cm. high

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