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Cast Gilt-bronze Mat Weight

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
43
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Cast Gilt-bronze Mat Weight, China, Han dynasty style, depicting a tiger and bear fighting, the bear on its back with its legs in the air and mouth open, the tiger pinning it down from above and biting its stomach, chased details and hollow base, ht. 1 5/8, wd. 2 5/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

miinor gilt loss, patina.


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Keywords

China, Bronze sculpture, Han dynasty, Pin, Stomach, Tiger

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