• 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 1024

    THREE TURQUOISE-INLAID BRONZE SWORD POMMELS

    LATE WARRING STATES PERIOD, 5TH-4TH CENTURY BC

    Price Realised  

    THREE TURQUOISE-INLAID BRONZE SWORD POMMELS
    LATE WARRING STATES PERIOD, 5TH-4TH CENTURY BC
    All inlaid on the top and underside with a scroll band inlaid in turquoise tesserae, the center of the largest and one of the smaller pommels with a turquoise cabochon center, the underside with an inlaid collar to fit onto the hilt
    1½ to 1 5/8 in. (3.8 to 4.1 cm.) diam. (3)


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    Provenance

    Acquired prior to 1977.