17 octobre 2020

A bronze jar and cover, hu , Warring States period (475-221 BC)

Lot 1514. A bronze jar and cover, hu , Warring States period (475-221 BC); 16 ½ in. (42 cm.) high. Estimate USD 18,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The jar is cast with bands of flower heads, those on the body between narrow borders of interlaced dragons, and is flanked by a pair of taotie masks suspending loose rings. The low, conical cover has similar decoration and four hooked projections that function as supports when the cover is inverted. The cast... [Lire la suite]
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