翻译培训
Chinese Calligraphy
翻译案例
传统文化翻译案例 古青铜器 王子午鼎 WangZiWu Tripod
 

王子午鼎(高69厘米)

春秋中期

原器通高69厘米,口径66厘米,重100.2公斤。

原器1978年于河南省淅川出土,现藏河南博物院。

王子午鼎侈口束腰,平底,有三蹄足。口两侧斜出双立耳。口沿旁攀附构形极为复杂的龙,器身各部满饰半浮雕夔龙纹,窃曲纹和云纹。王子午鼎形体高大,造型雄伟凝重,纹饰精美华丽,铸造工艺精湛高超。鼎腹内壁有铭文八十六字,记王子午铸鼎一事,铭文书体整齐优美,是研究春秋时期楚国历史和青铜铸造工艺的重要资料。王子午鼎是迄今所见的楚式鼎之冠,具有极高的历史、艺术价值。

WangZiWu Tripod (height: 69cm )

Made in mid-Spring and Autumn period

The original piece of the tripod is 69cm high with a mouth diameter of 66cm, and weighs 100.2 kilos.

Unearthed in Xichuan, Henan province in 1978, this ancient tripod is now in Henan Museum.

With an open mouth and tightened waist, WangZiWu Tripod has three feet, and its bottom is flat. There are two loop handles extending from both sides and leaning outward. Beside the mouth rim, there are dragons carved in very complicated profile. All the parts of the tripod are engraved with bas-relief dragon pattern grave, Qiequ grave and cloud pattern grave. WangZiWu Tripod looks majestic and gracious, and its ornamental pattern is exquisite and luxuriant, revealing a high-level casting technique and artistry. On the inside of the tripod, there are 86 characters engraved, narrating the casting of the tripod by Wang Ziwu. These characters look tidy and elegant, presenting the important materials for research into the history of Chu Kingdom and bronze casting technique during Spring and Autumn period. WangZiWu Tripod represents the highest level of Chu-styled tripods unearthed up to now, and has tremendous historic and artistic value.