Global Art & Artifacts

zun

Bronze / Brass Bird Zun Cooker Vessel, China

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Detail:  A zun is an ancient vessel that contained wine.  This has the Tsun styling of the Sung Dynasty (960-1279 AD).  Lots of detail with snakes (in a wing formation) and other birds.  Unidentifiable signature on bottom.  Features are more pronounced than the owl Tsun… Continue reading

Bronze Pedestal Vessels, pair from China

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Detail:  These remind me of a Zun wine vessel used in religious ceremonies during the Song Dynasty.  Gorgeous engravings . . . even on the bottom of each.  Foo dogs and phoenix motif.  Age unknown.  From a private residence near Beijing. This item has been… Continue reading
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