A Bronze He and Cover (Wine Ewer)


Warring States Period
Height: 22.8cm

The compressed globular body supported on three sturdy feet decorated with three thin copper-inlaid bands, with a saw-tooth border under the lipped rim, and applied with a phoenix-headed spout and a hinged arch handle, the shallow domed cover surmounted with a ring, the silver-grey patina with green encrustations (losses).