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Chinese Han Gilt Lion Scroll Weight

Antiquities - China and Far East


LOT 0708

Estimate
GBP (£) 300 - 400
EUR (€) 350 - 460
USD ($) 370 - 500

Sold for (Inc. premium): £268

CHINESE HAN GILT LION SCROLL WEIGHT
Han Dynasty, 206 BC-220 AD

A gilt bronze scroll weight in the form of a lion with body curled tightly, head raised over paws, and resting in a stylised mountain border. 277 grams, 58mm (2 1/4"). Very fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a London collector; by inheritance from his grandfather; acquired during travels in the Far East in the 1920s.

Date
Monday 27th February 2017 :
Antiquities & Coins

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Lot No. 0708

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