Lot 214
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A RARE ARCHAIC BRONZE 'BIRD' ORNAMENT LATE SHANG DYNASTY

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
Sold
10,625 USD
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Description

of circular form, the domed surface crisply cast with a stylized mythical bird, detailed with a down-curved beak, bulging eyes, blade-shaped wings, and a hooked tail, all against a leiwen ground within a band of geometric square scales, the reverse set with a horizontal bar for attachment, the surface with some minor areas of malachite encrustation
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