• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2405

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    25 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1032

    A PAIR OF GILT-BRONZE MASK AND RING HANDLES

    HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF GILT-BRONZE MASK AND RING HANDLES
    HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)
    Each mask with protruding nose flanked by bulbous eyes below ears and horns flanking a central pointed 'plume', with two loose rings; together with four gilt-bronze circular bosses
    Masks 4 in. (10.2 cm.) across, fitted box (8)


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    Provenance

    Dr. Paul Singer, acquired prior to 1977.