• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 2202

    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 243

    A GROUP OF FOURTEEN CHINESE BRONZE ARTICLES,

    5TH-3RD CENTURY BC AND LATER,

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A GROUP OF FOURTEEN CHINESE BRONZE ARTICLES,
    5TH-3RD CENTURY BC AND LATER,
    comprising two small coiled feline plaques; a plaque with two felines and a deer; a circular belt hook with felines and a bird; a plaque with two deer; a circular plaque with a feline in profile; a small ibex-form plaque; an oval plaque with a dragon; a circular belt hook with two dragons; an oval belt hook with coiled snakes; a plaque with two opposing bird heads; a small bird-head form plaque; and a small plaque with two donkey heads; together with a bronze figure of a donkey
    The plaque with two deer, the largest, 2½in. (6.3cm.) long (14)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ARTHUR M. SACKLER COLLECTIONS
    (LOTS 224-309)
    ALL OBJECTS IN THE ARTHUR M. SACKLER COLLECTIONS WERE ACQUIRED PRIOR TO 1978. ADDITIONAL PROVENANCE, EXHIBITION AND PUBLICATION INFORMATION MAY BE FOUND IN THE LOTS' CONDITION REPORTS