20 March 2015,
Price realised USD 37,500
USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
A BRONZE CIRCULAR MIRROR WITH DEITIES AND ANIMALS
CHINA, MID-LATE EASTERN HAN DYNASTY, LATE 2ND-3RD CENTURY AD
The knob encircled by four bixie alternating with deities, within a band of plain semi-circles alternating with squares enclosing characters, below two narrow bands on the rim, the inner with racing dragons, a celestial chariot, animals and figures, the outer with cloud scroll, with blackish-grey patina
5 ½ in. (14 cm.) diameter, box
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This lot is offered without reserve.
The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in Hong Kong, 1990.
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