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Lot 36: National Treasure: Largest Western Zhou Bronze Gui Ever Discovered

Worldwide Scholars' Collection of Chinese Antique Treasure Porcelain, Jade and Bronze

by Hong Kong Washington Company

October 29, 2016

Kowloon, Hong Kong

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  • National Treasure: Largest Western Zhou Bronze Gui Ever Discovered
  • National Treasure: Largest Western Zhou Bronze Gui Ever Discovered
  • National Treasure: Largest Western Zhou Bronze Gui Ever Discovered
  • National Treasure: Largest Western Zhou Bronze Gui Ever Discovered
  • National Treasure: Largest Western Zhou Bronze Gui Ever Discovered
  • National Treasure: Largest Western Zhou Bronze Gui Ever Discovered
  • National Treasure: Largest Western Zhou Bronze Gui Ever Discovered
  • National Treasure: Largest Western Zhou Bronze Gui Ever Discovered
  • National Treasure: Largest Western Zhou Bronze Gui Ever Discovered
  • National Treasure: Largest Western Zhou Bronze Gui Ever Discovered
   
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Description: This is the largest Gui of Western Zhou Dynasty (BC 1100-771) ever discovered. The body is decorated with Taotie motifs. Two handles with hanging arms and decorated with dragon embryo are very rare in bronze Gui of Zhou Dynasty. Even the Palace Museum of Taipei and Beijing do not have such large Gui in their collection.

Condition Report: Rust patination

Dimensions: Diameter 14 in., H 16 in.

Date: BC 1100-771

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