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Bronze Mirror

Auction:
2647B
Lot:
245
Sold for:
$1,320$1,100

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2647B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 23, 2013 2:00PM

Description:

Bronze Mirror, China, mid-Western Han Dynasty (2nd century B.C.), the central knob surrounded by a band of eight linked arcs, and an inscription within hatched and plain borders, all within a plain rim, with gray patina and malachite encrustation, dia. 6 3/8 in.
Estimate $1,000-2,000

pitting to the patina


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

China, B.C., British Columbia, Bronze mirror, Furniture, Han Dynasty, Metalworking

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