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Chinese Han Gilt Lying Ox Figure

Antiquities - China and Far East


LOT 0693

Estimate
GBP (£) 500 - 700
EUR (€) 580 - 810
USD ($) 630 - 880

Opening Bid: £360 (EUR 418; USD 451)
CHINESE HAN GILT LYING OX FIGURE
Han Dynasty, 206 BC-220 AD

A gilt-bronze figure of a reclining ox, head held down and with horns curving into the centre of the head; legs folded under body and with short tail to the rear; hollow to the underside. 164 grams, 65mm (2 1/2"). 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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