Lot 223
  • 223

AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE BRONZE DRAGON-FORM SUPPORT HAN DYNASTY

Estimate
80,000 - 120,000 USD
Sold
187,500 USD
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Description

strikingly cast, the mythical creature coiled with its head raised high and its right foreclaw grasping its long curled tail sweeping under its body, its face rendered with an upturned snout, wide open mouth, rounded bulging eyes and back-swept pointed ears, its long scaly neck extending to a pair of folded wings issuing from its shoulders, its sinuous body set with a short spike for insertion, the surface with areas of malachite encrustation 
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