A Large and Rare Bronze Tripod Tureen and Ladle
TANG DYNASTY (618-907)
the spherical form body raised above three cabriole legs, surmounted by a short neck with incised lotus petal decoration, the broad shoulders and the base incised with double-line concentric rings; the ladle having an almost hemispherical bowl, the handle decorated with small rings and line borders terminating in a stylized lotus bud finial; together with an original Japanese wood box.
Ladle: length 13 1/4 in., 34 cm., Tureen: height 8 1/2 x diam 9 in., 22 x 23 cm.
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