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Rare Ming Dynasty Ring Handled Gilt Bronze Libation Cup

Rare Ming Dynasty Ring Handled Gilt Bronze Libation Cup

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1700: Item # 1221003

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A gilt bronze Libation Cup decorated on the outside with auspicious symbols: Cranes, Bamboo,Prunus blossom and Lingzhi fungus and with some of the Buddhist Bajixiang ("eight precious emblems"). This item was made in China in the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) and is from the collection of a British Architect who was born in China and lived in Shanghai until 1931 when he migrated to the UK. Condition: very good - no damages, repairs or losses - but there is some copper oxidation and surface wear, consistent with age, including loss of much of the original gilding. 9.5cm (3.75inches) long: 3.4cm (1.3jnches) high. Weight: approx 100grams (4oz. Please note: this cup is from the same collection as stock #714, #716, #727 & #813 in our catalogue.

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