Archaic Chinese Bronze Sieve, 722 BC–221 BC

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Chinese bronze vessel/sieve for food from the Warring States period 722 BC–221 BC. This bronze comes with a Japanese paulownia wood box with inscription by Zoroku. Hata Zoroku was a goldsmith and metal worker famous for both his own work and for being a known collector of ancient Chinese bronzes. The Zoroku name has continued through the generations with more recent members of the family keeping with tradition. The inner liner was made from copper in the 20th century so that the vessel could be used as an Ikebana container. Christie’s Fine Chinese ceramics and works of Art (Part I & II)” auction on 22nd March 2012 in New York (Please refer to the following: Sale2553/Lot1514, Sale2553/Lot1517, Sale2553/Lot1524) Dimensions: Diameter: 31.5cm Diameter with handles: 39cm Diameter at base: 15cm Height: 22cm Height with handles: 25cm.
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In the Style Of
Archaistic
Place of Origin
China
Date of Manufacture
Unknown
Period
15th Century and Earlier
Materials and Techniques
Bronze
Condition
Excellent. This piece is an exceptional example of an archaic bronze vessel..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
9.84 in. H
25 cm H
Diameter
31.5
Dealer Location
Prahran, Australia
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU125623850772
Address
Kazari
450 Malvern Road
Prahran Victoria 3181
AU
+61 894687192
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