Lot 258. An inscribed archaic bronze ritual wine vessel (Jue), Late Shang Dynasty (c. 1500-1050 BC). Height 7⅝ in., 19.3 cm. Lot sold: 20,160 USD (Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022
cast beneath the handle with a single character reading Ni.
Property from a New York Private Collection.
Provenance: Collection of Mrs. Dagny Carter (d. 1970), acquired in 1931.
Collection of Mrs. G.G. Scranton, acquired between 1932-1939.
American Private Collection.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 september 2022