18 March 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 2,375
A PAIR OF SILVERY BRONZE MASK AND RING HANDLES
SIX DYNASTIES PERIOD, 3RD-6TH CENTURY
Each cast in relief with a hook projecting from below a trefoil nose flanked by fangs issuing from the jaws, with a pair of bulging eyes below curved horns flanking an openwork foliate motif, the rings with a concave groove on the reverse, with silvery grey patina and green and azurite encrustation, remains of iron pins
7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) long with ring (2)
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