12 May 2009
TWO PAIRS OF BRONZE HARNESS CHEEK PIECES
ZHOU DYNASTY (CIRCA 1100-256 BC)
The first pair of comma-shape with swirling rib design beside a central openwork boss; the second pair matched of slightly different sizes, of arched shape in the form of stylised parrots
5 in. (12.7 cm.) max. long (4)
Ernest Erickson Collection.
Private UK Collection since 1989.
The Pan Asian Collection.
Private UK Collection since 1982.
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