Lot 6: Bronze Wine Container YOU with a Cylindrical Body, Zhou

Auctionata Paddle8 AG

October 22, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Berlin, Germany
1 saved

More About this Item


Description: Bronze China, presumably Eastern Zhou dynasty (1122-256 BC) Container with a cylindrical body and matching cover The wall decorated with archaic elements such as horned taotie masks in relief Horseshoe shaped handle, attached on the sides and ending in heads of mystical beasts The surface partly with a malachite green patina Height without handle: c. 30 cm Good condition consistent with age Provenance: Property of a French noble man, in the family collection since at least 1967 A very similar bronze vessel YOU is in the collection of the Shanghai Museum. It was part of the exhibition “Treasures from Shanghai. Ancient Chinese Bronzes and Jades“ in the British Museum, London, 2009. Cf. Rawson (ed.), Treasures from Shanghai, exhib.cat., London 2009. Cf. also another bronze wine container YOU in the Baoji Bronze Ware Museum. Condition: The container is in good condition with wear consistent with age such as minimal loss of material here and there. The height without handle is c. 30 cm. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.
Request more information

Payment

Accepted forms of payment: American Express, MasterCard, Paypal, Visa, Wire Transfer
Shipping: Auction House will ship, at Buyer's expense
Buyer's Premium
€0 - 1,000,000: 32.75%
€1,000,001 - 2,000,000: 26.8%
€2,000,001+: 20.85%
From: To: Increment:
€0 €19 €1
€20 €39 €2
€40 €99 €5
€100 €199 €10
€200 €399 €20
€400 €999 €50
€1,000 €1,999 €100
€2,000 €3,999 €200
€4,000 €9,999 €500
€10,000 €19,999 €1,000
€20,000 €39,999 €2,000
€40,000 €99,999 €5,000
€100,000 €199,999 €10,000
€200,000 €399,999 €20,000
€400,000 €999,999 €50,000
€1,000,000 €1,999,999 €100,000
€2,000,000 €3,999,999 €200,000
€4,000,000+ €500,000
Shipping Terms: Auction House will ship, at Buyer's expense
Buyer's Premium: The purchase price stated in the auction catalogue ("Starting price") does not include the buyer`s premium inclusive VAT. This is also the case with the hammer price. Thus Auctionata charges the Buyer's Premium additionally.

The amount of the buyer`s premium is calculated as follows:

at a hammer price up to 1.000.000,00 Euro the buyer´s premium is 29.75 % (including VAT); the buyer's premium amounts to 23.8 % (including VAT) of the winning bid for classic cars.

at a hammer price between 1.000.000,01 Euro and 2.000.000,00 Euro the buyer´s premium is 23,80 % (including VAT) for the (partial) amount of 1.000.000,00 Euro and 17,85% (including VAT) for the (partial) amount between 1.000.000,01 Euro and 2.000.000,00 Euro

at a hammer price more than 2.000.000,01 Euro the buyer´s premium is 17.85 % (including VAT) for the (partial) amount of 1.000.000,00 Euro, 17,85% (including VAT) for the (partial) amount between 1.000.000,01 Euro and 2.000.000,00 Euro and 14,28% (including VAT) for the (partial) amount beginning with 2.000.000,01 Euro.
View full terms and conditions