Small, bronze, tripod wine vase designed as "jue" shape with green patina, chiseled decor of stylized taotie masks and ground with Greek fretwork, rim decorated with palm leaves. Under the handle, two pictograms, one being the character "zi", the son.
China, Shang Dynasty Era (circa 16th-11th Century B.C.).
Height: 18 cm (7 in.).