Lot 71
  • 71

A BRONZE 'STAR CLUSTER' MIRROR HAN DYNASTY

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
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Description

  • bronze
  • Diameter 4 1/4  in., 10.7 cm
the recessed field of sixteen-point star outline, with four equidistant bosses, each the center of a stylized floret set between constellation motifs with three bosses issuing from grooved lines, the upright knob formed by a further cluster of pointed nipples within a rope-twist border, some light-green encrustation on the silvery-gray patina

Provenance

Collection of Gale R. Blosser (1913-2009), acquired from Chingwah Lee, San Francisco, California, 20th April 1970.
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