03 juin 2018

A large bronze 'Shan' mirror, Late Warring States period, 4th-3rd century BC

Lot 2911. A large bronze 'Shan' mirror, Late Warring States period, 4th-3rd century BC; 9 ½ in. (24.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 875,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The mirror is crisply cast with a ribbed loop surrounded by a circular border and five feathers enclosed within the five-pointed star created by the connected inner edges of the five shan, ‘mountain’, characters, all reserved on a ground of feather pattern, with thin... [Lire la suite]