7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,250
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A BRONZE BIRD-FORM FINIAL, HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)
cast as a bird seated atop a tubular socket, the plumage represented by incised lines, with simplified wings and a long fan-shaped tail - 5¾in. (14.6cm.) wide, with wood stand.
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