• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

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

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1276

    A RARE LARGE FINELY CAST SILVERY BRONZE MIRROR

    SUI DYNASTY (581-618)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RARE LARGE FINELY CAST SILVERY BRONZE MIRROR
    SUI DYNASTY (581-618)
    The central knob within a lappet border surrounded by six floral medallions interspersed with lotus blossoms beneath dogtooth bands, the outer field with a lengthy inscription beneath a further dogtooth band and border of stylized classic scroll, the reverse plain, with some green encrustation
    7 7/16 in. (18.9 cm.) diam., box


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    Provenance

    Acquired in Hong Kong circa 1991.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN