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Inlaid Bronze Vase

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
816
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 03, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Inlaid Bronze Vase, China, 19th century, in the archaic drinking vessel hu shape, cast in relief with a taotie mask to the long and short sides, separated by notched flanges, above a band of cicada blades, pedestal foot, the neck with a narrow band of kui dragons and flanked by loop lugs, gilt accents, ht. 18 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

China, Chinese art, Kui, Shang Dynasty, Taotie, Zhou Dynasty

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