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Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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FIVE BRONZE ARTICLES
MING DYNASTY - 20TH CENTURY
comprising a bronze figure of a standing lady, Ming dynasty; a Wei-style gilt-bronze Buddhist triad stele, 20th century, wood stand;a Wei-style gilt-bronze figure of a seated Buddha, 20th century, wood stand; a Han-style bronze mirror, 20th century; and a small Tang-style bronze 'grapevine' mirror (7)
Height of tallest 8 in., 20.3 cm
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Provenance

The gilt-bronze triad stele:
Oriental Rarities (Alan Hartman), New York, 29th October 1982.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 841.

The Wei-style gilt-bronze seated Buddha:
Galaxie Art & Gift Co. (B. K. Wong), Hong Kong, 24th April 1990.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 2926.

The Han-style bronze mirror:
Spink & Son, London, 23rd October 1986.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 1850.

The Tang-style mirror:
Spink & Son, London, 15th May 1984.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 925.

Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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New York