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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 490

    AN 'ARCHAISTIC' BRONZE VESSEL

    FIRST HALF OF THE 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN 'ARCHAISTIC' BRONZE VESSEL
    FIRST HALF OF THE 20TH CENTURY
    The vessel is cast with four monster-head loose ring handles and decorated with various bands of taotie masks and stylised birds on a leiwen ground, the base incised with an inscription in zhuanshu script.
    8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    American Collection, acquired prior to 1990.