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Lot 336

Western [Zhou] Lidded Bronze [Gui] - 西周有盖的簋

Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000

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Chinese, 8th century BC, elevated on three short modeled legs ornamented with relief animal heads, animal heads likewise form the tops of the C-shaped handles, deep horizontal grooves form the main decoration with taotai and dismembered taotie forming decorative bands on lid and below lip, 9-1/4 x 14-3/4 x 10-7/8 in.


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repair and repatinating to lid; otherwise good condition with corrosion and surface dirt consistent with age and burial