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Auction archive: Lot number 181

RARE CHINESE BRONZE CANNON, QIANLONG PERIOD, DATED 1789

Asian Art
9 Nov 2020
Estimate
£60,000 - £100,000
ca. US$79,158 - US$131,930
Price realised:
£44,500
ca. US$58,709
Auction archive: Lot number 181

RARE CHINESE BRONZE CANNON, QIANLONG PERIOD, DATED 1789

Asian Art
9 Nov 2020
Estimate
£60,000 - £100,000
ca. US$79,158 - US$131,930
Price realised:
£44,500
ca. US$58,709
Beschreibung:

RARE CHINESE BRONZE CANNON, QIANLONG PERIOD, DATED 1789 the cannon bears inscription dating to the third month of the Qianlong 54th year (1789), Governors Cup, from Guo Xing Fu the merchant group. Guo Xing Fu was in charge of the maritime trade across southeast China, all foreign merchants bought Chinese export cargoes into Xiamen seaport during the turning point of the Ming and Qing dynasties Number 20, 430 Jin units in weight (c.258kg) PROVENANCE Acquired by a Military Family in the early 20th century, thence by decent. Measurements: click here

Auction archive: Lot number 181
Auction:
Datum:
9 Nov 2020
Auction house:
Duke's Auctioneers
Brewery Square
Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1GA
United Kingdom
enquiries@dukes-auctions.com
+44 (0)1305 265 080
+44 (0)8707 260 101
Beschreibung:

RARE CHINESE BRONZE CANNON, QIANLONG PERIOD, DATED 1789 the cannon bears inscription dating to the third month of the Qianlong 54th year (1789), Governors Cup, from Guo Xing Fu the merchant group. Guo Xing Fu was in charge of the maritime trade across southeast China, all foreign merchants bought Chinese export cargoes into Xiamen seaport during the turning point of the Ming and Qing dynasties Number 20, 430 Jin units in weight (c.258kg) PROVENANCE Acquired by a Military Family in the early 20th century, thence by decent. Measurements: click here

Auction archive: Lot number 181
Auction:
Datum:
9 Nov 2020
Auction house:
Duke's Auctioneers
Brewery Square
Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1GA
United Kingdom
enquiries@dukes-auctions.com
+44 (0)1305 265 080
+44 (0)8707 260 101
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