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Chinese Bronze Lamp Base Archaic Shang Dynasty Fenglei Design Sculpture
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- 1 Decorative Small Heavy Chinese Bronze Lamp Base Of Archaic Shang Dynasty Fenglei Design.
- Ancient bronze vessels were used for the purpose of ancestor veneration and worship in Chinese culture.
- Having the cast decoration of traditional Chinese archaic style with stylised eyes and mask imagery.
- A feature that stands out is the design of this lamp base which imitates ancient Chinese ritual wine or food vessels, vases or "Fanglei", from the archaic Chinese bronze age 1650BC.
- Circa 1920 early 20th century Republic of China Dynasty 1912-1949.
- So collectible.
- Provenance bought from a private seller.
- Hand made from cast bronze.
- It is hollow inside so you can get an electrician to fit a light and wiring and convert it into a functional lamp.
- Origin from China.
- Superb heavy quality weighing just over 6kg uwrapped.
- Highly sought after by collectors.
- Fine display item for a Tv film theatre studio props shop.
- Condition report.
- Offered in overall fine used old worn condition having beautiful wear verdigris patina.
- Having some noticeable scuffs, scratches, wear commensurate with usage & old age.
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- Cash upon collection is welcome.
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