15 - 16 March 2015
Property from a Private Pennsylvania Collection
A GILT-BRONZE GILT-COPPER RETICULATED DEMI-LUNE SECTION
Possibly part of a mandala, the demi-lune section is reticulated on the curved side with a central flowerhead flanked by two elaborate cartouches, each enclosing a flowerhead borne on lush foliage, all set against a dense ground of scrolling lotus, similarly repeated on the flat top.
12 ¼ in. (31.2 cm.) wide
Colonel Robert Coleman Hall Brock (1861-1909) and Alice Gibson (1861-1925), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Henry Gibson Brock (1886-1940) and Margaret Cust Burgwin (1926-1961) Collection, Muncy, Pennsylvania, and thence by descent within the family.
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