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Two Bronze Mirrors

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1631
Sold for:
$563$475

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Two Bronze Mirrors, China, Tang-style, each cast with four mythical animals encircling a tortoise in the center, further surrounded by a band of birds amidst grapevines, intricately carved wood display stand for the larger one, dia. 4 5/8, 3 7/8 in.
Estimate $200-300

Malachite encrustation to the plain side of the larger mirror, carved marks to the smaller one

Keywords

China, Tang, Bronze Age, Bronze mirror, Mirrors, Tortoise

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