15 - 16 March 2015
A PAIR OF GOLD MASK-FORM FITTINGS
EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY (770-256 BC)
Each is cast in the form of a taotie mask, characterized by a pair of horns, scrolling eyebrows, rounded eyes and a scrolling snout.
2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) wide, box
Acquired in New York in 1982.
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