Lot 3014
  • 3014

A SILVER-PLATED COPPER 'PHOENIX' HAIR ORNAMENT TANG DYNASTY |

Estimate
100,000 - 200,000 HKD
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Description

  • 12.8 cm, 5 in.
the mythical bird depicted in descending flight, its wings outstretched with the long five-plumed tail billowing behind, the long slender neck curving backwards, its crowned head detailed with a pointed beak and round eyes, its body finely incised with feathers

Provenance

Collection of James W. Alsdorf (1913-1990), Chicago.
Eskenazi Ltd, London.
Collection of Maria Rosa Ventura, Italy.

Exhibited

The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, 1970.

Literature

Jack V. Sewell, Chinese Art from the Collection of James W. and Marilynn Alsdorf, Chicago, 1970, no. B44.
Ancient Chinese Bronzes and Gilt Bronzes from the Wessen and Other Collections, Eskenazi Ltd, London, 1980, cat. no. 29.
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