• 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 1022

    THREE INLAID BRONZE FITTINGS

    WARRING STATES PERIOD (475-221 BC)

    Price Realised  

    THREE INLAID BRONZE FITTINGS
    WARRING STATES PERIOD (475-221 BC)
    One a gold and silver-inlaid crossbow fitting, inlaid in gold wire and sheet and silver wire with scrolls; the other two hollow-cast ferrules (tun) or ge shaft caps, one partially cast in the shape of a phoenix inlaid in silver, the lower portion of the other in the shape of an animal leg terminating in a hoof, below ribbed and scroll bands inlaid in gold and silver
    8 7/8, 6 and 5 1/8 in. (22.5, 15.2 and 13 cm.) long (3)


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    Provenance

    Acquired prior to 1977.