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Chinese Bronze Lamp Base Archaic Shang Dynasty Fenglei Design Sculpture
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- Out of this world sculpture! Add a touch of ancient Chinese culture to your decor with this 1 fascinating Chinese Bronze Lamp Base Sculpture. Featuring an enigmatic Fenglei design from the Shang Dynasty, it's sure to be the star of your living space! Turn heads and bring history to life with it - it's pre-dynastic chic!
- 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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Dimensions in centimetres approximate