Lot Content

Global notice COVID-19 Important notice
AN ARCHAIC RITUAL BRONZE FOOD TRIPOD VESSEL, DING
AN ARCHAIC RITUAL BRONZE FOOD TRIPOD VESSEL, DING
1 More
AN ARCHAIC RITUAL BRONZE FOOD TRIPOD VESSEL, DING

SHANG DYNASTY (C.1600-1100 BC)

Details
AN ARCHAIC RITUAL BRONZE FOOD TRIPOD VESSEL, DING
SHANG DYNASTY (C.1600-1100 BC)
The deep rounded body cast with a band of three taotie masks, each centred on small raised flanges and on a ground of leiwen, above a band of cicada pendant blades, supported by three cylindrical legs and surmounted by upright loop handles, with a pictogram to the centre of the interior, the vessel with an overall mottled milky green and rust-brown patina with some encrustation
8¼ in. (20.8 cm.) high
Provenance
Acquired by the current owner in the late 1990s from a European collection amassed in the 1930s.

Brought to you by

Caroline Allen
Caroline Allen

Check the condition report or get in touch for additional information about this

Condition Report

If you wish to view the condition report of this lot, please sign in to your account.

Sign in
View condition report

More from Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

View All
View All