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Katalognummer: CA0420-002
AN ARCHAIC BRONZE RITUAL WINE VESSEL, GU, SHANG DYNASTY
China, late Shang dynasty, 13th-11th century BC. The trumpet-shaped neck is finely cast with four scroll-filled blades, the center section with two taotie masks divided by hooked flanges, repeated on the spreading foot with four matching quadrants bearing a rare cicada motif. The interior of the foot with an incised inscription.

Provenance: Private English collection, acquired in Hong Kong 1980s-1990s, and thence by descent in the same family.
Condition: The vessel has an anthracite and russet patina with extensive malachite and lapis encrustation. Some losses due to corrosion. Minor touchups.

Weight: 960.7 g
Dimensions: Height 26 cm

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Auction result comparison: Compare with a closely related Gu sold by Christie’s New York in Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on 18-19 September 2019, lot 991, for USD $60,000.

青銅觚,商代
中國,商代晚期,公元前十三至十一世紀。呈喇叭形撇口。頸部凸起四道弦紋。主體飾饕餮紋,足部蟬紋。足内可見文字。

來源:英國私人收藏,上世紀八十年代至九十年代購於香港,自此保存在同一家族至今。
品相:黑色及赤褐色銅綠,並帶有孔雀石綠和青金石藍色結殼。因爲腐蝕所以有一些缺損。輕微粘黏物。

重量:960.7 克
尺寸:高26 厘米

拍賣結果比較:一件類似的青銅觚售于紐約佳士得2019年9月18-19日《中國陶瓷和工藝品》 拍號991,成交價USD $60,000。

Schätzpreis 估價:  € 3.000
Startpreis 起拍價:  € 1.500

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