A bronze figure of a recumbent chimera
Lot 157
A bronze figure of a chimera Ming Dynasty
Sold for £1,800 (US$ 3,022) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A bronze figure of a chimera
Ming Dynasty
The recumbent beast hollow cast with its head raised and turned to the left, with bulging eyes below a prominent bushy brow, the body with protruding ribs and spine, terminating in a bifurcated tail, the back with circular aperture.
13.5cm (5¼in) long

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  • Provenance: a European lady
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