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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 215

    A RARE GOLD-INLAID BRONZE WEIGHT

    17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A RARE GOLD-INLAID BRONZE WEIGHT
    17TH/18TH CENTURY
    Well cast as a recumbent mythical beast with head turned back to bite its tail, the features accented by decorative designs inlaid in fine gold wire
    2½ in. (6.3 cm) across, lucite stand


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    Provenance

    Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 1960s-1970s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection


    Exhibited

    Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1977-1987.