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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 133

    TWO PAIRS OF BRONZE HARNESS CHEEK PIECES

    ZHOU DYNASTY (CIRCA 1100-256 BC)

    Price Realised  

    TWO PAIRS OF BRONZE HARNESS CHEEK PIECES
    ZHOU DYNASTY (CIRCA 1100-256 BC)
    The first pair of comma-shape with swirling rib design beside a central openwork boss; the second pair matched of slightly different sizes, of arched shape in the form of stylised parrots
    5 in. (12.7 cm.) max. long (4)


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    Provenance

    First pair:
    Ernest Erickson Collection.
    Private UK Collection since 1989.

    Second pair:
    The Pan Asian Collection.
    Private UK Collection since 1982.