Lot 1522. Two bronze mirrors, Western Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 8); 5 ¾ in. (14.5 cm.) diam., 3 5/8 in. (9.1 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 2,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.
The larger mirror is cast with alternating dragons and tigers separated by four small bosses; the smaller mirror with a band of birds perched on scrolls separated by bosses.
Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 1992.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 25 September 2020, New York