A Chinese silvery bronze circular 'lions and grapevine' mirror, Tang dynasty

Lot 61. A Chinese silvery bronze circular 'lions and grapevine' mirror, Tang dynastyEstimate $12,000-20,000Photo Freeman's.

sculpted to show four lions clambering amidst grapevine, surrounding the beast formed entral knob, all within ruyi decorated rim, patina encrustation around the sides and to reverse. D: 4 1/4 in., 10.8 cm 

Provenance: Property from a Pennsylvania estate

Note: For a similarly decorated mirror from the Tang dynasty, see Christie's New York, September 16th 2010, Sale 2508, lot 915 

A large Chinese silvery bronze circular mirror, Han dynasty

Lot 60. A large Chinese silvery bronze circular mirror, Han dynasty. Estimate $8,000-12,000Photo Freeman's.

decorated twelve bosses near central knob within an octagonal star design, surrounded by a ring of archaic characters, patina encrustation to side and reverse of mirror. D: 7 1/4 in., 18.4 cm 

Provenance: Property from a Pennsylvania estate 

A Chinese bronze hexagonal mirror, Song dynasty

Lot 62. A Chinese bronze hexagonal mirror, Song dynasty. Estimate $8,000-12,000Photo Freeman's.

cast to top with obscured inscription and central ring handle. D: 6 3/4 in., 17.1 cm 

Provenance: Property from a Pennsylvania estate 

Freeman's. Asian Arts, Sat, Sep 10 2016 10:00 AM