An interesting study collection of archaic bronze and neolithic jade

ZHOU DYNASTY

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An interesting study collection of archaic bronze and neolithic jade
Zhou dynasty
Comprising a bronze chariot fitting for the axle, shaped as a dragon-head, 4.8 cm. long; a bronze chariot fitting, cast as intertwined kui-dragons forming a roundel, 8.8 cm. diam.; a circular bronze ornament of a kui-dragon coiling around a central flower-head, within four loops pierced with apertures, 7 cm. diam.; a bronze shaft headed by a finely cast top shaped as a qilin, 8.5 cm. high, wood stand; a bronze fragment, cast in shallow relief with a leiwen motif, circa 8 cm. wide; a bronze plaque of an ox, 4.8 cm. long; and a jade plaque of a duck and of a qilin, both partly calcified, 5.5 and 9.5 cm. wide (8)

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