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Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection

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Hong Kong

A GROUP OF THREE ARCHAIC BRONZE ORNAMENTS
WARRING STATES PERIOD OR EARLIER
comprising a rectangular plaque, possibly a mirror, cast to one side with two bird-like figures; an ornament of a mythical beast's head with an upturned snout; and a 'recumbent boar' ornament, of Ordos type, detailed with tucked limbs and a forked tail
4.1 to 14.9 cm, 5 7/8  to 1 5/8  in.
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Exhibited

Emil Hultmarks Samling [Emil Hultmark Collection], Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, 1942, cat. no. 549 (the plaque), 562 (the finial ornament) and 566 (the boar ornament).

Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection

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Hong Kong