1152
1152
TWO GILT-BRONZE 'TAOTIE' FITTINGS
HAN DYNASTY
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 1,625 USD
JUMP TO LOT
1152
TWO GILT-BRONZE 'TAOTIE' FITTINGS
HAN DYNASTY
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 1,625 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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TWO GILT-BRONZE 'TAOTIE' FITTINGS
HAN DYNASTY
each cast with bulging eyes, flanked by curving leaf-shaped ears, beneath upcurved bovine horns with hollow tips, the wide upper jaw defined by an out-curved snout forming a hook set to either side with a pair of hooked fangs, the surface with scattered green encrustation (2)
Width of wider 1 3/4  in., 4.4 cm
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Provenance

Collection of William O'Donnell (1924-2013), Los Angeles, California.
Collection of F. Bailey Vanderhoef (1913-2008), Ojai, California, acquired circa 1965-69.

Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art

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