22 - 23 March 2012
A RARE BRONZE ANIMAL-FORM APPLIQUE
LATE SHANG/EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, CIRCA 12TH-11TH CENTURY BC
Cast as the curved neck and head of a dragon shown in profile and decorated with scrolls, with dot and scallop borders along the inner edge, with mottled milky green patina and some earth encrustation
5½ in. (13.9 cm.) high, stand
C.T. Loo, New York, 1942.
Leigh B. Block Collection.
Eskenazi, Ltd., London, circa 1980.
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C.T. Loo, Exhibition of Chinese Arts, New York, 1 November 1941 - 30 April 1942, no. 155.
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