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  • Archaic Bronze Wine Vessel and Cover (you)

    Early Chinese art from private collections

    19 October - 19 October, 2016

    This exhibition features a range of early jades, bone carvings, archaic bronzes and inlaid metalwork. The objects range in date from the Neolithic period to the Han Dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD) and many have passed through the hands of renowned collectors such as Luo Zhenyu, Pan Zuyin, Alexandre J. Argyropoulos, Edward T. Chow and Adolphe Stoclet

    Archaic Bronze Wine Vessel and Cover (you)

    Shang or Early Western Zhou period, 11th century BC

    A remarkable example of an early bronze ritual wine vessel, you, and cover, this piece is first recorded in the nineteenth century in the collection of a famous  Chinese connoisseur of ancient bronzes.

    Height (to top of knop): 27.4cm; Weight (without handle): 3.80kg