Lot 5057: A BRONZE TAOTIE HU VASE WITH COVER
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Of ovoid shape with a broad slightly waisted shoulder to a long straight neck, all supported on a slightly splayed foot, the body with band of taotie mask, with similar taotie mask band encircling the shoulder, the cover with cast with decorative pattern in relief, the bronze with an attractive aged black tone. Song Dynasty period.
Provenance: Property from a New York Private collection
Dimensions: Height: 11 1/4 in (28.6 cm) Width: 6 3/4 in (17.1 cm)