Good Chinese bronze, silver and gold inlaid tripod libation cup, Jiao, probably Ming, 16th / 17th century, bulbous form with flared rim and single mask and tongue handle, raised on tapering triangular supports, decorated with taotie ornament, 22cm high
Sold for £6,400
Approximate weight 2050g
A split to the rim above the handle, crude pin repair at this area, some corrosion to underside of rims and two holes to right of handle, a small square socket to rim opposite handle and raised area to inside rim, corresponding raised area above handle may suggest there was a surmounting handle(?) archaic marks to inside base, elsewhere general wear and corrosion commensurate with significant age.
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Auction: Antiques & Fine Art Sale, Wed, 10th Apr 2019
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