Lot 887. A bronze chariot-pole fitting, Late Warring States-Han dynasty, 4th-2nd century; 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) long. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020.
The rounded tubular fitting terminating in a feline mask suspending a loose ring, metal stand.
Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd., London, 12 November 1987.
The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago.
Christie's. Sacred and Imperial: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection Part II, New York, 24 September 2020