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Lot 132An Archaic Chinese Ritual Bronze Wine Vessel Zhi
Shang Dynasty
Of flattened round form with wide everted mouth; well-cast with stylized taotie mask and qilong; obscured pictographic design to base. Height 5 inches.

Property from the Collection of Dr. Henry Guinness de Laszlo (1901-1967), Noted British-Hungarian Collector and Philanthropist

Sold for $8,820
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Bronze covered in verdigris corrosion and with signs of oxidation at base; structurally sound and strong; there is a repaired area at mouth of vessel (see photos)

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