15 octobre 2020

A bronze mirror, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

A bronze mirror, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 1525. A bronze mirror, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 7 in. (17.8 cm.) diamEstimate: USD 4,000 - USD 6,000Price realised USD 9,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.

The mirror is cast with two horned leonine beasts alternating with long-tailed birds, all amidst flowering branches and insects, and within an outer band of clouds on the rim.

Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 1992.

Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 25 September 2020, New York

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