6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A BRONZE HU VASE, HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)
raised on a octagonal pedestal foot, with twin mask loose ring handles to the shoulder, the body cast with two pair of three slightly concave bands of various sizes -- 14 1/8in. (35.9cm.) high.
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