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Catalog Number: CA0420-001
AN ARCHAIC BRONZE RITUAL WINE VESSEL, JUE, SHANG DYNASTY
China, 13th-11th century BC. The deep U-shaped body rising from three blade legs to a pointed rim opposite a long spout flanked by a pair of posts, with a loop handle to one side, the body incised with archaic motifs forming taotie masks, the bronze with a variegated malachite patina and encrustations.

Provenance: Duke’s, 22 September 1994, lot 357. Collection of Anthony du Boulay, acquired from the above and thence by descent. Anthony du Boulay served at Christie’s from 1949 to 1980, for many years as the Director of the Ceramics Department and for 13 years as the President of Christie’s, Geneva. From 1981, he served as Honorary Adviser on Ceramics to the National Trust, United Kingdom, on council of the Oriental Ceramic Society and as the Chairman of the French Porcelain Society.
Condition: Extensive wear, malachite patina and soil encrustations, small losses.

Weight: 843 g
Dimensions: Height 20.5 cm

Auction result comparison: Compare with a very similar jue vessel sold by Bonham’s London (New Bond Street) in Fine Chinese Art on 16 May 2019, lot 3, for GBP £25,062 incl. buyer’s premium.

青銅爵,商代
中國,公元前十三至十一世紀。圓腹,下有三個錐狀長足。插入的口部前端有流,後部有尖狀尾,流與口之間有立柱,腹部一旁有把手。飾饕餮面具,整體有孔雀石綠色包漿和結殼。

來源:1994年9月22日Duke‘s拍賣,拍號357。Anthony du Boulay個人收藏。據説購於上述收藏,保存至今。Anthony du Boulay 于1949-1980年間為佳士得工作,曾多年為陶瓷部主任,后又曾任13年日内瓦佳士得主席。1981年起他曾任英國陶瓷信托名譽顧問、東方陶瓷協會理事以及法國陶瓷協會主席。
品相:廣汎磨損,孔雀石綠包漿,結殼,小缺損。

重量:843 克
尺寸:高20.5 厘米

拍賣結果比較:一件十分相似的爵售于倫敦邦翰思《中國藝術》,2019年5月16日,拍號3,成交價GBP £25,062 含賣家佣金。

Post Auction:  Sold/Verkauft

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