Lot 11
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A GILT-BRONZE 'TIGER' FITTING HAN DYNASTY

Estimate
1,000 - 1,500 USD
Sold
2,250 USD
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Description

  • Length 1 1/8  in., 3 cm
cast in high relief with the beast on its back, four paws in the air, curled tail on its belly, all confined within a circle set against a square base, the interior hollow, Japanese wood box (4)

Provenance

Hirano Kotoken, Tokyo, acquired in the 1970s.

Exhibited

Tokubetsu tenji rikucho jidai no kondoubutsu (Special Exhibition of Gilt-Bronze Buddhist Statues of the Six Dynasties Period), Kuboso Memorial Museum of Art, Izumi, 1991, cat. no. 188.
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