What Do You Know About Ming Dynasty Gold Tripod Vessel

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What Do You Know About Ming Dynasty Gold Tripod Vessel

Jue is a shape of Chinese ritual bronze, a tripod vessel or goblet used to serve warm wine. It was used for ceremonial purposes by the Chinese of the Xia, Shand, and Zhou dynasties.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Dating from the Xuande period of the Ming dynasty, the gold tripod vessel became world’s most valuable antique in the year?
    • A. 

      2005

    • B. 

      2008

    • C. 

      2007

    • D. 

      2009

  • 2. 
    The rare gold tripod vessel is made from?
    • A. 

      15 karat gold

    • B. 

      16 karat gold

    • C. 

      21 karat gold

    • D. 

      18 karat gold

  • 3. 
    Masterfully crated, the bombe sides of the thinly hammered gold body are chased with a pair of five-clawed?
    • A. 

      Fire

    • B. 

      Eagle

    • C. 

      Dragon

    • D. 

      Hammer

  • 4. 
    The sides of the tripod are fitted with a pair of thin wire swing?
    • A. 

      Body

    • B. 

      Handle

    • C. 

      Mouth

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    The vessel is supported on three short legs called?
    • A. 

      Cabriole

    • B. 

      Dome

    • C. 

      Stand

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Decorated with cabochon gems set in the gold casing with mouth decorated with a band of scrolling?
    • A. 

      Porcelain

    • B. 

      Leaves

    • C. 

      Dragon

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    The vessel mouth is studded with gems including natural?
    • A. 

      Pearls

    • B. 

      Turquoise and sapphires

    • C. 

      Cat’s eye chrysoberyl

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    The domed cover is further chased with a pair of?
    • A. 

      Lion

    • B. 

      Sapphire

    • C. 

      Dragon

    • D. 

      Leaves

  • 9. 
    Encircled with a lotus petal medallion accented with further gems and a bud finial punctuated with a blue?
    • A. 

      Pearl

    • B. 

      Turquoise

    • C. 

      Rose

    • D. 

      Sapphire

  • 10. 
    It is believed to be only a finite number of gold vessels from the period totaling up to?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      7

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