18 novembre 2019

Three small bronze mirrors, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

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Lot 205. Three small bronze mirrors, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220). Diameter of the largest 9.2 cm, 3⅝ in. Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP. Lot sold 1,875 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's.

each of circular form cast with a hemispherical central knop, the largest and the smallest cast with a band of stylised archaistic characters, the third decorated with a simplified TLV-pattern.

Provenance: Collection of Astrid Ibsen-Sørensen (1892-1987), collected in China before 1936.
In the family by descent.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 06 Nov 2019

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