California Asian Art Auction California Asian Art Auction
 Jan. 20, 2024  Jan. 20, 2024

 Lot # 1010 

  • Dimension: Height: 7 7/8 in (20.0 cm) Width: 11 1/8 in (28.0 cm)
  • Estimate From: $5000
  • Estimate To: $8000

The sides of the vessel are cast with vertical ribbing, featuring an upper band adorned with dragon pairs at the center of each side interrupted by high-relief animal masks. The splayed foot is decorated with a band of kui dragons. The loop handles are adorned with horned feline masks and end in a vertical tab cast with stylized dragons. West Zhou Dynasty period. Accompanied by a Japanese wooden box with a written label.

Provenance: Property from a private collection, Torrance.
來源: 洛杉磯托倫斯市私人收藏 可參考一尊相類似竪紋青銅簋,藏於日本奈良國立博物館, 編號(1317-171),以及一尊尺寸較大青銅簋(寬 49 cm), 藏於英國倫敦大英博物館, 編號1977,0404.1 Refer to a bronze gui with similar vertical line patterns, which in Collection of the Nara National Museum in Japan with the accession number 1317-171. Additionally, there is a larger bronze gui with a width of 16.5 in or 42 cm in the collection of British Museum (number 1977,0404.1).