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Bronze Vase

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
838
Sold for:
$444$375

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

Description:

Bronze Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), of archaic drinking vessel gu shape, the bulbous midsection crisply cast with a band of stylized taotie masks on a key-fret ground, kui dragon band around the splayed foot and flaring neck, flanked by small foo dog mask lugs with pendants, ht. 8 5/8 in.
Estimate $200-300

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

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