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An archaic bronze ritual food steamer (Yan), Eastern Zhou dynasty, early Warring States period | 東周 戰國初 青銅交龍紋鋪首耳甗

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 USD

Important Archaic Bronzes from the MacLean Collection

An archaic bronze ritual food steamer (Yan), Eastern Zhou dynasty, early Warring States period | 東周 戰國初 青銅交龍紋鋪首耳甗

An archaic bronze ritual food steamer (Yan), Eastern Zhou dynasty, early Warring States period | 東周 戰國初 青銅交龍紋鋪首耳甗

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 USD

Lot sold:

25,200

USD

An archaic bronze ritual food steamer (Yan)

Eastern Zhou dynasty, early Warring States period

東周 戰國初 青銅交龍紋鋪首耳甗


comprised of two parts, the lower vessel of globular form supported on three inverted conical feet, the widest part of the body encircled by a raised flange with three narrow bands of cowry shell pattern below two bands of low-relief interlocking snakes, the shoulder set with a pair of masks each suspending a loose ring handle, all surmounted by a short, straight neck designed to fit neatly into the conforming foot of the bowl-shaped upper vessel, the deep U-shaped sides cast with three further bands of interlocking snakes and similarly set with mask-and-loose-ring handles below the waisted everted rim, the well with three bands of radiating apertures to allow steam to rise, the patina principally gray with patches of green (2)


Height 14½ in., 36.8 cm

In overall good condition with expected minor wear. X-Ray available upon request.


整體品相良好。見正常輕微磨損。X光片可供索取。


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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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.


我們很高興為您提供上述拍品狀況報告。由於敝公司非專業修復人員,在此敦促您徵詢其他專業修復人員,以獲得更詳盡、專業之報告。 準買家應該檢查每件拍品以確認其狀況,蘇富比所作的任何陳述均為主觀看法而非事實陳述。雖然本狀況報告或有針對某拍品之討論,但所有拍賣品均根據印於圖錄內之業務規則以拍賣時狀況出售。

Sotheby's New York, 17th September 1998, lot 144.


來源

紐約蘇富比1998年9月17日,編號144

Richard A. Pegg and Zhang Lidong, The MacLean Collection: Chinese Ritual Bronzes, Chicago, 2010, pl. 47.


出版

彭銳查及張立東,《The MacLean Collection: Chinese Ritual Bronzes》,芝加哥,2010年,圖版47