Vase gui 簋


Vers -1200
Bronze, Fonte, Fonte au moule
Vaisselle et ustensile de cuisine, Vase, Objet religieux

M.C. 8758


The scribe                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

This large-sized piece has several particularities, compared to the gui M.C. 8759. The very thin neck has no decorative band. The vessel has three handles. The relatively high foot is adorned with three pairs of stylised dragons facing each other, forming a taotie mask in line with the handles.

Reference(s) : Gilles Béguin, Arts de l’Asie au Musée Cernuschi, Paris Musées / Findakly, 2000, p.40.