Lot 2056. A collection of early Chinese bronzes

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Auction date:04.12.2018   11:00
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Lot 2056A collection of early Chinese bronzes
China. a) hair or crown jewelry (buyao) in the Form of a Mountain with great horns, at the
movable blades hanging. Gold sheet with Granulation. Fine gold, 750. Jin Dynasty
or later. Height approx 20cm. Weight 36g. b) oil Lamp. Bronze with green Patina and
Silver metal deposits. Han dynasty or later. Height 10.8 cm, Ø 7cm. c) Large belt hook
with intricate animal motifs. Bronze with gilding. Han dynasty or later. Length
22.7 cm. d) Five lance-shoes/caps. Animal shapes, some with interlocking band.
Bronze with inlays of silver plate, a gold-plated Bronze. Han dynasty/time of the
warring or later. Length 9.3-13.3 cm. e) a Cylindrical end cap. Bronze with
Silver deposits. During the warring States period or later. Length 6.5 cm, Ø 4,5 cm. f)
Sword pommel. Bronze with inlays and Gold. Han dynasty or later. Length 5cm, Diameter 4cm.
Similar pieces were found in the tomb of Liu Fei, the 128 BC after 26 years
Rule over the Kingdom of Jiangdu died. Condition A/B. insert: end cap in the Form of a Tigerkopfs. Silvery Metal. Later Copy. L. 5. 4 cm.
Literature:
Brinker/Louis: the Chinese Gold and silver. The Collection Of Pierre Uldry. Zurich. 1994. For gold jewelry-no comparisons of 113 to 117.
-Gisèle Groes: Light for the After-Life. Brussels. 2000. Comparisons of similar bronze objects

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