Lot 484

A bronze ritual ding type food vessel - China, Qing-Dynasty, the deep U-shaped body supported on three columnar legs and set with two upright loop handles on the everted rim, body cast in low relief with three bands underneath each other featuring the eight daoist emblems, a lotus tendril or a pair of draggons with the flaming pearl, engraved mark to the base, brown patina, some malachite encrustations, h.appr.24cm, dm.appr.18,5cm, weight appr. 2575g, on a wooden stand, some age and use