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    Sale 11929

    The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Scholar's Objects

    17 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1156

    A GILT-BRONZE TORTOISE-FORM WATER DROPPER

    SONG-MING DYNASTY (AD 960-1644)

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    Estimate

    A GILT-BRONZE TORTOISE-FORM WATER DROPPER
    SONG-MING DYNASTY (AD 960-1644)
    The dropper is finely cast in the form of a tortoise with raised head emerging from a stylized shell centered by the circular aperture.
    4 ½ in. (11.4 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London, 2006.