WBO 07 A small bronze ritual wine vessel, zhi


Early Western Zhou dynasty (11th-10th century BC)

The tall bell-shaped body is rising to a flaring mouth and supported on a tall splayed foot and is decorated with two horizontal ribs on the upper part of the body.
The patina is of a dark green tone with areas of malachite encrustation.
12.5 cm high

Provenance: The Ludo Van Bogaert Collection, Belgium
                     Sotheby's Amsterdam, 14th May 1990, Lot 337



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