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Archaic Bronze Wine Vessel, Jue

Auction:
2647B
Lot:
203
Sold for:
$42,000$35,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2647B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 23, 2013 2:00PM

Description:

Archaic Bronze Wine Vessel, Jue, China, possibly Late Shang Dynasty, raised on three slender, triangular-sectioned feet, the cylindrical body decorated with leiwen bands and flanges, with a loop handle on one side beneath the spade-shape rim and a long semi-circular spout flanked by two knobbed finials, ht. 8 1/4 in.

Provenance: Purchased in 1949 from K. Watanabe & Co., with original receipt.

Note: No technical examination done.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

corrosions; few pinholes; verdigris painted over in malachite green


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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China, K. Watanabe & Co.

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