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A Large Ritual Food Vessel with Taotie-masks


A Large Ritual Food Vessel with Taotie-masks

Lot-No. 641

Proceeds : 1.500 €


China. Bronze. Rectangular archaistic form. Based on four flat feet with wave-relief, the wall with continous relief of 'taotie-motifs' against meander ground, two large sculptural 'taotie' masks to the narrow sides. Inscription at the bottom side. H. 12 cm, l. 57 cm, w. 31,5 cm. Weight around 11,3 kg. -

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A Large Ritual Food Vessel with Taotie-masks


A Large Ritual Food Vessel with Taotie-masks

Lot-No. 641

Proceeds : 1.500 €

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China. Bronze. Rectangular archaistic form. Based on four flat feet with wave-relief, the wall with continous relief of 'taotie-motifs' against meander ground, two large sculptural 'taotie' masks to the narrow sides. Inscription at the bottom side. H. 12 cm, l. 57 cm, w. 31,5 cm. Weight around 11,3 kg. -

A Large Ritual Food Vessel with Taotie-masks