Lot 280 , A Chinese bronze wine vessel, Hu, Han dynasty, height 43.5cm
A Chinese bronze wine vessel, Hu, Han dynasty, applied with a pair of taotie mask ring handles, height 43.5cm
There are a few smal old repairs to the rim, the patina is a mid brown with some malachite encrustation, it has a modern removeable copper liner for holding flowers. wear and occasional minor dents.
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Sold for £1,700