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A large turquoise-inlaid gilt-bronze belthook, Warring States period - Han dynasty | 戰國至漢 銅錯金嵌綠松石幾何紋帶鉤

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 20,000 USD

Property from the Junkunc Collection

A large turquoise-inlaid gilt-bronze belthook, Warring States period - Han dynasty | 戰國至漢 銅錯金嵌綠松石幾何紋帶鉤

A large turquoise-inlaid gilt-bronze belthook, Warring States period - Han dynasty | 戰國至漢 銅錯金嵌綠松石幾何紋帶鉤

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 20,000 USD

Lot sold:

44,100

USD

A large turquoise-inlaid gilt-bronze belthook

Warring States period - Han dynasty

戰國至漢 銅錯金嵌綠松石幾何紋帶鉤


the curved and faceted shaft tapering to a small dragon-head hook at one end, inlaid with gold lozenge-shaped panels studded with turquoise bosses at the intersections, the lozenges enclosing a network of intricate geometric designs with further turquoise inlay, the reverse plain and centered with a button with gold-inlaid whorl motif, wood stand (3)


Length 9⅜ in., 24 cm


Loss of inlays as can be seen in the pictures. Overall with expected surface wear and accretions consistent with age and type.


鑲嵌缺損如圖所示。整體見正常表面磨損及積污,與年代及品類相符。


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In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

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Collection of Stephen Junkunc, III (d. 1978).


來源

史蒂芬•瓊肯三世 (1978年逝) 收藏

Compare a closely related belthook exhibited in Chinese Art of the Warring States Period: Change and Continuity, 480-222 B.C., Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1982, cat. no. 48. Another similar example from the Adolphe Stoclet Collection, attributed to the Han dynasty, is illustrated in Shina-kodo Seikwa or Selected Relics of Ancient Chinese Bronzes from Collections in Europe and America, Part III Miscellaneous Objects, vol. I, Osaka, 1933, cat. no. 70a. An Eastern Zhou dynasty example with gold and silver inlay was included in the exhibition Inlaid bronze and related material from pre-Tang China, Eskenazi, London, 1991, cat. no. 39.


For similar examples sold at auction, compare a belthook from the collection of A. F. Philips that sold in our London rooms, 30th March 1978, lot 30, and another sold at Christie's London, 11th June 1990, lot 25.