• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 36

    THREE BRONZE MIRRORS, HAN DYNASTY AND LATER (206BC-220AD)

    Price Realised  

    THREE BRONZE MIRRORS, HAN DYNASTY AND LATER (206BC-220AD)
    comprising a circular mirror with simple raised decafoil design, a ribbed bow-shaped loop at the centre; the second mirror with low relief decoration with four large stylised W motifs on a ground of swirling and leaf formed designs; the third mirror with TLV design surrounded by slender raised designs with animals and birds amongst raised nodes, the raised rim with bands of repeated triangular motifs -- The first, 5 5/8in. (14.2cm.) diam. (3)


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    Provenance

    First: J.T.Tai & Co., New York, 31st July 1965; Second: Frank Caro, New York, prior to 1966; Third: Frank Caro, New York, prior to 1978.