• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 871

    THREE CHINESE ARCHAISTIC BRONZE RITUAL VESSELS

    Price Realised  

    THREE CHINESE ARCHAISTIC BRONZE RITUAL VESSELS
    COMPRISING A LARGE DING AND COVER RAISED ON THREE LEGS, CAST WITH GEOMETRIC BANDS AROUND THE SIDES AND TO THE COVER, APPLIED WITH TWO UPRIGHT HANDLES, THE COVER WITH THREE LOOP RINGS, 31 CM. HIGH; A DING AND COVER ON SHORT FEET, CAST WITH A SINGLE GEOMETRIC BAND BELOW THE RIM, THE DOMED COVER WITH THREE UPRIGHT RINGS, RESTORED RIM, 14.5 CM. HIGH; AND A DOU AND COVER, THE BOWL RAISED ON A SINGLE STEM, CAST TO THE SIDES AND DOMED COVER WITH GEOMETRIC BANDS, THE SIDES WITH TWO LOOP HANDLES, 15 CM. HIGH, SOME DAMAGE (3)


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