London, South Kensington
6 November 2009
A BRONZE WINE CUP, CHI, SHANG DYNASTY (1600-1100BC)
with typical s-formed body of elongated elegant form, with a double raised band through the slender mid-section, raised on a slightly flaring foot -- 4 7/8in. (12.5cm.) high.
Plesch collection (Bv 12D); formerly in the Michael Wright Collection, acquired from Michael Gillingham, London, 23rd April 1993.
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