Lot 5012. An archaic bronze ritual food vessel, pan, Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn Period (771–476 BC); 45.5 cm, with Japanese wood box and four X-rays. Estimate: 160,000 - 200,000 HKD. Lot sold: 756,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.
Provenance: Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, 2010.
Note: The interior is later inscribed in the Eastern Han dynasty with the characters zhongping sannian, the third year of Zhongping, corresponding to A.D. 186.
Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021