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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

A BRONZE 'MYTHICAL BEASTS AND GRAPEVINE' MIRROR
TANG DYNASTY
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 3,000 USD
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853

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

A BRONZE 'MYTHICAL BEASTS AND GRAPEVINE' MIRROR
TANG DYNASTY
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 3,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A BRONZE 'MYTHICAL BEASTS AND GRAPEVINE' MIRROR
TANG DYNASTY
cast in high relief with a central knop formed by a crouching beast encircled by four beasts, two geese and smaller birds among leafy fruiting vines bordered by a raised ring, the outer band with birds and further beasts amid grape clusters borne on scrolling vines, the dark silvery surface with pale green encrustation
Diameter  6 5/8  in., 16.8 cm
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Provenance

Bluett & Sons, London (according to label).
Collection of Gino Soldi (1880-1958), Florence, Italy and thence by descent.

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