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Auction archive: Lot number 228

AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF LARGE BRONZE MASK-FORM HORSE FITTINGS

Estimate
US$20,000 - US$30,000
Price realised:
US$35,000
Auction archive: Lot number 228

AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF LARGE BRONZE MASK-FORM HORSE FITTINGS

Estimate
US$20,000 - US$30,000
Price realised:
US$35,000
Beschreibung:

AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF LARGE BRONZE MASK-FORM HORSE FITTINGS
EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, CIRCA 11TH CENTURY BC
AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF LARGE BRONZE MASK-FORM HORSE FITTINGS EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, CIRCA 11TH CENTURY BC Each cast in the form of a dragon head in profile with open jaws and projecting fangs, below a coiled snout, with pierced bulbous eye and large C-scroll ear, pierced with five sets of small pairs of attachment holes, with overall green encrustation 10 in. (25.5 cm.) high, 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) across (2)

Auction archive: Lot number 228
Auction:
Datum:
17 Sep 2008
Auction house:
Christie's
17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Center
Beschreibung:

AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF LARGE BRONZE MASK-FORM HORSE FITTINGS
EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, CIRCA 11TH CENTURY BC
AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF LARGE BRONZE MASK-FORM HORSE FITTINGS EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, CIRCA 11TH CENTURY BC Each cast in the form of a dragon head in profile with open jaws and projecting fangs, below a coiled snout, with pierced bulbous eye and large C-scroll ear, pierced with five sets of small pairs of attachment holes, with overall green encrustation 10 in. (25.5 cm.) high, 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) across (2)

Auction archive: Lot number 228
Auction:
Datum:
17 Sep 2008
Auction house:
Christie's
17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Center
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