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Two 'sunburst' silvered bronze mirrors
Western Han dynasty, 2nd / 1st Century BC
Estimate
6,0008,000
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89
Two 'sunburst' silvered bronze mirrors
Western Han dynasty, 2nd / 1st Century BC
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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New York

Two 'sunburst' silvered bronze mirrors
Western Han dynasty, 2nd / 1st Century BC
each of circular form, cast to the well with the large central knop encircled by an eight-pointed 'sunburst' motif reserved against linked raised arcs, with seal script characters arrayed in the interstices, the larger mirror with plain trim, encircled by combed bands of radiating lines, the smaller with a further long inscription in seal script within triangle and cloud scroll borders (2)
Largest 8 1/2 in., 21.5 cm
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Provenance

First mirror: Warren E. Cox, New York.

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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New York