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A bronze dragon a and bird weight, Warring states (475–221 BC).
A bronze dragon a and bird weight, warring states (475–221 bc).
A bronze dragon a and bird weight, warring states (475–221 bc).
A bronze dragon a and bird weight, warring states (475–221 bc).
A bronze dragon a and bird weight, warring states (475–221 bc).
A bronze dragon a and bird weight, warring states (475–221 bc).
A bronze dragon a and bird weight, warring states (475–221 bc).

The circular weight heavily cast in the form of a sinous striped dragon coiled around a large bird with wings outspread, which it clasps in it jaws and with its claws. The flat circular base later carved, possilby in the early 20th Century with five spurious pictographs within borders framed on each side with trotoise, tiger, birde and dragon. Diameter 7,7 cm.

Tarnished.

Droit de suite: No
Estimate: 

10 000 - 15 000 SEK

943 - 1 415 EUR

Hammer price: 
32 000 SEK
Provenance

Purchased at Bonhams 2009. Lot no 18. According to the accompanying catalogue puchased from Bluett & Son, London, April 16th 1945. Wing Commander Lord Cunliffe, collection no SC033

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Cecilia Nordström
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Cecilia Nordström
Specialist Asian Ceramics & Works of Art, European Ceramics and Glass
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