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A MINIATURE ARCHAISTIC BRONZE BELL, ZHONG
A MINIATURE ARCHAISTIC BRONZE BELL, ZHONG
A MINIATURE ARCHAISTIC BRONZE BELL, ZHONG
A MINIATURE ARCHAISTIC BRONZE BELL, ZHONG
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A RARE MINIATURE ARCHAISTIC BRONZE BELL, ZHONG

SONG-YUAN DYNASTY (AD 907-1368)

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A RARE MINIATURE ARCHAISTIC BRONZE BELL, ZHONG
SONG-YUAN DYNASTY (AD 907-1368)
Each side is cast in high relief with three rows of pointed bosses flanking a central panel, one panel inscribed He Zhong, the other Bei X Yi and Zhi Che, each above a mask formed by confronted tigers. The tall, hollow handle has a loop on one side. The surface has a green patina.
2 ¾ in. (7 cm.) high, hongmu stand
Provenance
Nagatani, Inc., Chicago, 1 November 1946, no. 310.
Stephen Junkunc, III (d. 1978) Collection.
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

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