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Archaic bronze vessel, Gu - Shang dynasty (1600-­-1050 BC), Anyang culture (1300-­-1050 BC), 12th-11th Century BC. Bronze with green patina, malachite encrustation - Ht 31 cm (12 1/4 in.) Pictogram inside the foot - X-ray ©studio Roger Asselberghs - Frédéric Dehaen

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Bronze bell, Nao - Late Shang dynasty (circa 1600-1050 BC). Bronze with green and blue patina, malachite and azurite encrustation - Ht 57,4 cm (22 10/16 in.). Microanalysis ASA - Provenance: Swiss private collection. ©studio Roger Asselberghs - Frédéric Dehaen

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Set of six court lady musicians and dancers (three of six) - Tang dynasty (618-907), early 8th century. Beige earthenware, polychrome pigments. Dancers: Ht 28 cm to 29 cm (11 to 11 7/16 in.) - Musicians: Ht 18 to 19 cm (7 1/16 to 7 1/2 in.) ©studio Roger Asselberghs - Frédéric Dehaen

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Bronze, mother of pearl, turquoise and glass paste Mirror - Tang dynasty (618-907). Bronze, mother of pearl, turquoise and glass paste - Diam 21,6 cm (8 1/2 in.) ©studio Roger Asselberghs - Frédéric Dehaen

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Pair of Imperial champlevé enamel garden seats - Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1735-1796). Ht 53 cm (20 7/8 in.). Provenance : reputedly Marcel Proust (1871-1922) and thence by descent. ©studio Roger Asselberghs - Frédéric Dehaen

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