16 March 2017,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 37,500
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A GILT-BRONZE BEAR-FORM SUPPORT FITTING
HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)
The fitting is hollow-cast as a bear seated with the forepaws resting on the bent rear legs and the mouth open in a roar. The body is incised with hair markings and a strip of circles down the center of the back. The opening at the top is of D shape.
2 in. (5.1 cm.) high
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