Jue was a drinking vessel in ancient China, called Jue cup, which was the symbol of the Title Status in monarchy countries. Today, Jue is a drinking vessel with three legs. Jue cup is equivalent to today's wine cup, which is made of bronze. In ancient times, it is only used by the aristocracy. It is also a very precious cultural relic and belongs to the third class national cultural relic. In the Zhou Dynasty, bronze wine vessels were clearly defined: first, Jue, second, Gu, three, four, five, and six. According to historical records, the nobility of the nobility was a kind of reward given by the emperor to the vassal in ancient times. Later, "Jue" became the abbreviation of "title" and "rank promotion" came from it. Jue cup in hand, occupy the best time, place and people, meaning to overcome difficulties, no go and win, add officials to the Marquis, celebrate victory. In modern Jue cup, it is mainly used in business public relations activities. It is a good choice to send to superiors, leaders and business partners. This Jue cup has three legs, one of which is inscribed as royal tribute. It is pointed at the front and tilted at the back. There is a pair of umbrella shaped columns between the mouth and the stream. It has a round bottom and a straight abdomen. The abdomen is decorated with many ornaments. The three legs are knife shaped and pointed. It is a typical Western Han Dynasty style. Its wall is thin, with long flow, short tail, high tail and low tail. The waist and abdomen are oval, flat bottom, and three feet are nearly triangular Knife shaped, abdomen decorated with animal face decoration, dignified and simple, simple and elegant, with high research and collection value!
The exquisite bronze goblet not only provides the rich and luxurious life scene for today's people at that time, but also provides important material objects for the study of social phenomena at that time, and lays the foundation for the emergence of China's unique wine culture. The early Bronze Jue is the best of the bronzes because of its elegant shape, elegant style, rich bronze and historical charm. They make the dusty history vivid and clear. They witness the rise and fall of history and will become our precious historical heritage from generation to generation.
When it comes to bronzes, it seems that many collectors are still in a state of "far away". In fact, when shooting in autumn 2014, there was a precedent of "bronze shooting" in the mainland. In November 2014, the autumn auction held mallet, once launched the bronze gold and silver special field of "auspicious gold and auspicious elephant", including five bronze heavy vessels with inions. In 2015, the launch of the bronzeware special market achieved 100% success, with a total turnover of 56.2 million yuan. Among them, one "bronze Phoenix ear Zun in late Western Zhou Dynasty" was sold for 10.925 million yuan. There is no doubt that the art auction market has entered the "Bronze Age".
Ancient Chinese bronzes have a long history, gorgeous and brilliant, with eternal historical and artistic value. A large number of bronzes handed down and discovered in recent years show that bronzes have a complete system of development and evolution. The whole history of bronze ware development from Xia, Shang, Zhou to Qin and Han can be divided into 13 periods: the Xia period is Erlitou culture period, the Shang, Western Zhou and spring and autumn periods are early, middle and late respectively, and the Warring States period is divided into early, middle and late periods. Qin and Han are the afterglow of the development history of bronzes. The characteristics of bronzes in different periods have different changes, among which the most brilliant one is "Jue". Through the development of Jue, we can see the different characteristics of Chinese bronzes in different times. It can be said that Jue is an indispensable group of wonderful flowers in bronze.