Saturday, June 25, 2022
LOT #46

Chinese Archaic Da He Bronze Ding and Gui

Having a rectangular shape and decorated with a dominant human face in high-relief; as well as a compressed globular body cast in relief on a foot having a geometric relief design

Estimate: $800 - $1,000

Hammer Price: $450

Provenance: The Estate of George "Yorgo" Demetrakopoulos; professor, assistant director of the Medieval Institute and assistant to the dean at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan from 1965-2000; DaHe having Townsend-China sticker on underside

Dimensions: Height: 8 inches, Width: 6 7/8 inches, Depth: 4 3/4 inches (ding)

Condition: Good, overall light to moderate wear consistent with age and normal use; ding having verdigris, holes, rust; Gui having rust, a handle appears repaired; light dirt accumulation

Disclaimers: do to nature of art, chips, nicks, cracks, scuffs, repairs and some loss are to be expected; please note: this lot came from a house that had been closed for some time and a musty odor may be present

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Sales Tax: California (7.250%), Florida (6.000%), Georgia (8.500%), Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), New Mexico (5.125%), New York (8.875%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

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