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Auction: Leisurely Delights of a Transient Life
was auctioned on: 30 May 2018
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A RARE SILVERY BRONZE KUNDIKA AND COVER

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Estimate: HK$400,000 - HK$600,000
ca. US$50,976 - US$76,464
Price realised:  HK$875,000
ca. US$111,510
Lot number 2901, Views: 10

A RARE SILVERY BRONZE KUNDIKA AND COVER SUI-EARLY TANG DYNASTY, 7TH CENTURY The plain ovoid body raised on a flared shallow foot ring and surmounted by a tall, slender, slightly waisted neck rising to an everted mouth rim, the shoulder applied with an elephant head with raised trunk and open mouth masking a small aperture in the body, the cover cast in relief with a band of petals encircling the base of the nozzle-shaped finial or spout, the pale silvery body with some cloudy patina and ferrous encrustation. 9 ½ in. (24.2 cm.) high Provenance Sold at Christie's New York, 21 March 2000, lot 187

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Leisurely Delights of a Transient Life
Date of the auction: 30 May 2018 - 30 May 2018
Address: Christie's
Hong Kong