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Chinese, Japanese & South East Asian Art : Live online only auction(#1009) 11/11/2020 10:00 AM GMT This Auction has ended

Lot 50 of 708: A rare pair of Chinese bronze and inlaid 'tiger' mat weights, Western Han dynasty, each finely cast as coiled tigers on a circular base, their stripes inlaid with gold and silver, each with silver-inlaid collar, with glass-inset eyes 5.5cm diameter Provenance: Ben Janssens Oriental Art Cf. A comparable set of four weights in the form of fighting animals is housed in the Met Museum, New York, on loan from Nanjing Museum Whilst the original purpose of these is not entirely clear, scholars surmi

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This lot has ended - Successful bid:£26,000
Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Chinese, Japanese & South East Asian Art : Live online only auction(#1009)  11/11/2020 10:00 AM GMT  This Auction has ended