A gold-splashed archaistic wine vessel, jue 18th century
Lot 253
A gold-splashed archaistic wine vessel, jue
18th century
Sold for £15,000 (US$ 24,928) inc. premium
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A gold-splashed archaistic wine vessel, jue 18th century A gold-splashed archaistic wine vessel, jue 18th century
Lot Details
A gold-splashed archaistic wine vessel, jue
18th century
The U-shaped deep body raised on three blade-like legs with a loop handle on one side issuing from a monster mask, the lip flaring at one end and curving with a long spout at the other between a pair of posts, the body encircled by a band of two taotie masks on a leiwen ground divided by vertical flanges, the vessel scattered with irregular splashes of gilt. 20.2cm (8in) high

Footnotes

  • 十八世紀 銅灑金饕餮紋爵

    The underside of the belly cast with an inscription in archaic bronze script:

    伯申作寶彞

    'Boshen made this treasured wine vessel'

    Tsang and Moss illustrate a very similar gold-splashed archaistic bronze jue with the same inscription in Arts from the Scholar's Studio, Hong Kong, 1986, no.161, pp.184–5.
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