Lot 69
  • 69

A RARE GILT-BRONZE 'DOUBLE CHILONG' FINIAL SIX DYNASTIES

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
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Description

  • bronze
  • Diameter 1 7/8  in., 4.9 cm
of circular section, cast and pierced in the round with two sinuous chilong with long snouts and muscular haunches encircling a central dome, now filled with lead for use as a weight

Provenance

Sotheby’s Chicago, 17th February 1998, lot 217 (part).
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