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Re: Bowls, cups, jugs and vases
« Reply #30 on: October 08, 2013, 02:46:23 PM »
All five coins in the 2013 series used to belong to a woman called Fu Hao (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fu_Hao), queen and female general of Shang Dynasty China.

2013 China 10 Yuan Wine Warmer
妇好方斝(fu hao fang jia) Ritual Bronze Wine-Warmer(Jia) from Fuhao’s grave, Shang Dynasty


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Re: Bowls, cups, jugs and vases
« Reply #31 on: October 08, 2013, 02:46:50 PM »
My fav in the series

2013 China 50 Yuan Ewer
司母辛觥(si mu xin gong) Ritual Bronze rice-wine Ewer (gong or guang) from Fuhao’s grave, Shang Dynasty


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Re: Bowls, cups, jugs and vases
« Reply #32 on: October 08, 2013, 02:47:39 PM »
2013 China 300 Yuan Wine-Container
妇好偶方彝(fu hao ou fang yi) Ritual Bronze Double Square Wine-Container(Yi) from Fuhao’s Grave


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Re: Bowls, cups, jugs and vases
« Reply #33 on: October 08, 2013, 02:48:08 PM »
2013 China 100 Yuan Owl-shaped Wine-container
妇好鸮尊 (fu hao xiao zun) Ritual Bronze owl-shaped Wine-container(zun) from Fuhao’s grave
 

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Re: Bowls, cups, jugs and vases
« Reply #34 on: October 08, 2013, 02:48:49 PM »
2013 China 2000 Yuan caldron
司母辛方鼎 (si mu xin fang ding) Ritual Bronze Square caldron (ding) of Fuhao’s Grave, Shang Dynasty


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Re: Bowls, cups, jugs and vases
« Reply #35 on: April 05, 2014, 10:30:17 PM »
Vietnam, 5 hao, 1046.   Ceremonial pot.

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Re: Bowls, cups, jugs and vases
« Reply #36 on: July 19, 2015, 10:23:18 AM »
Tonga, 50 seniti, 2015.  Traditional Tongan serving bowl.
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Re: Bowls, cups, jugs and vases
« Reply #37 on: July 01, 2019, 09:20:32 PM »
UK, 2 pounds, 2019.  The 260th anniversary of the foundation of Wedgwood.