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LOT 1514

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GBP (£) 500 - 700
EUR (€) 550 - 780
USD ($) 650 - 920

Bid History: 4   |   Current bid: £5

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Bid History: 4   |   Current bid: £5

Chinese Han Urn with Lid

Han Dynasty, 206 BC-220 AD

A bronze urn with flared base, bulbous body, broad neck, domed lid; bands of geometric ornament to the sidewall, shoulder and lid, two ring handles with taotie panels, three pierced bird finials to the lid. 2.7 kg, 28cm (11"). Fine condition. [No Reserve]

Provenance
Property of a North London gentleman; previously in a private collection formed in the 1990s.
Literature
Cf. Song, L. Chinese Bronze Ware, Cambridge, 2011, p.120.