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Lot 172: 唐 铜胎鎏银错金刻花龙凤纹钳宝八棱铺首活环盖尊(一对) Tang, A Pair of Fine and Rare Hexagonal Wine Vessel, Zun Gilt Silver Inlaid with Gold, Turquoise and Agate

Fine Chinese Paintings and Works

by GianguanAuctions

December 10, 2016

New York, NY, USA

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  • 唐 铜胎鎏银错金刻花龙凤纹钳宝八棱铺首活环盖尊(一对) Tang, A Pair of Fine and Rare Hexagonal Wine Vessel, Zun Gilt Silver Inlaid with Gold, Turquoise and Agate
  • 唐 铜胎鎏银错金刻花龙凤纹钳宝八棱铺首活环盖尊(一对) Tang, A Pair of Fine and Rare Hexagonal Wine Vessel, Zun Gilt Silver Inlaid with Gold, Turquoise and Agate
  • 唐 铜胎鎏银错金刻花龙凤纹钳宝八棱铺首活环盖尊(一对) Tang, A Pair of Fine and Rare Hexagonal Wine Vessel, Zun Gilt Silver Inlaid with Gold, Turquoise and Agate
  • 唐 铜胎鎏银错金刻花龙凤纹钳宝八棱铺首活环盖尊(一对) Tang, A Pair of Fine and Rare Hexagonal Wine Vessel, Zun Gilt Silver Inlaid with Gold, Turquoise and Agate
  • 唐 铜胎鎏银错金刻花龙凤纹钳宝八棱铺首活环盖尊(一对) Tang, A Pair of Fine and Rare Hexagonal Wine Vessel, Zun Gilt Silver Inlaid with Gold, Turquoise and Agate
  • 唐 铜胎鎏银错金刻花龙凤纹钳宝八棱铺首活环盖尊(一对) Tang, A Pair of Fine and Rare Hexagonal Wine Vessel, Zun Gilt Silver Inlaid with Gold, Turquoise and Agate
   
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Description: 唐 铜胎鎏银错金刻花龙凤纹钳宝八棱铺首活环盖尊(一对)
尊,今作樽,是古代一种大中型盛酒器。此盖尊用铜铸造,鎏银错金,嵌珠石。盖尊有三耳,三耳中间饰三角形的松绿石和圆珠形玛瑙,并错滚动的金彩与卧鹿纹。盖口与瓶口有金牙状环带,短颈上有金龙纹与钳镶水滴形松绿石饰。瓶肩围以交叉与三角几何纹,上饰水滴红玛瑙。八棱尊体上分别簪刻错金滚动流畅的龙凤纹,其上有奔腾的梅花鹿 与小飞凤。龙围绕著中间有长尾,高耳咀尖的怪兽。棱脊上有橄榄形松绿石与玛瑙水滴。近足处围绕著交叉式的几何纹带,高足,每棱错金龙头虎身兽并钳有很小的榄形松绿石。铺首为兽面衔环形,此尊气势豪壮,错金工艺精绝,灵气迫人,为唐代极稀有之极品。
Tang, A Pair of Fine and Rare Hexagonal Wine Vessel, Zun Gilt Silver Inlaid with Gold, Turquoise and Agate
Of hexagonal section, with a tall slightly flaring neck leading down to a swelling belly, cast overall with gilt pairs of confronting long tailed phoenixes with wings raised amidst further scrolling birds. On opposing sides of the shoulders raised cast with an taotie mask securing a loose ring handle. All supported on a conforming foot skirted by a band of confronting dragon with scrolls. The truncated pyramidal cover similarly decorated with deer motifs and set with three upright loop rings. Overall embellished with turquoise and agate in tear drop-shaped chips and turquoise in diamond chips. The cover has some green malachite encrustation.
Tang Dynasty

Dimensions: Height: 12⅝ in (32.1 cm)

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