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    Sale 13572

    Zeineb et Jean-Pierre Marcie-Rivière : Grands collectionneurs et mécènes

    8 - 9 June 2016, Paris

  • Lot 227

    DEUX VASES RITUELS EN BRONZE, HU

    CHINE, DYNASTIE HAN (206 AV. JC.- 220 AP.JC.)

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    DEUX VASES RITUELS EN BRONZE, HU
    CHINE, DYNASTIE HAN (206 AV. JC.- 220 AP.JC.)
    Reposant sur un petit pied, la panse globulaire surmontée d'un long col tubulaire terminé par une ouverture en forme de gousse d'ail, recouvert d'une belle patine.
    Hauteurs: 37 et 39 cm. (14 ½ and 15 3/8 in.)


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    Compare two bronze hu of similar form, illustrated by J. So in Eastern Zhou Ritual Bronzes from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, New York and Washington D.C, 1995, pp. 288-89, nos. 52 (38.7 cm. high) and 52.2 (36.7 cm. high). Another example is in the National Palace Museum Taiwan, illustrated in Shang and Chou Dynasty Bronze Wine Vessels, Taipei, 1978, pp. 212-213, and p. 267.

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    Provenance

    With Michael Goedhuis, London, 2 April 1992.


    Post Lot Text

    TWO BRONZE RITUAL GARLIC-NECK WINE VESSELS, HU
    CHINA, HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)