Lot 226
  • 226

A SPLENDID AND RARE GOLD AND SILVER-INLAID PARCEL-GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF A PEACOCK   HAN DYNASTY

Estimate
200,000 - 300,000 USD
Sold
560,000 USD
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Description

brilliantly cast standing on its slender legs terminating in talons, its wings and tail lifted upright, each formed by four arrays of plumes accentuated with recessed eyespots, its raised head detailed with a down-curved beak and large rounded eyes, surmounted by an elegantly curved crest, the plumage finely delineated body embellished in gold inlay forming stylized feathers, wood stand (2)
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