A gilt bronze chimera water dropper 15/16th century
Lot 158
A gilt-bronze chimera water dropper Ming Dynasty
Sold for £4,800 (US$ 8,067) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A gilt-bronze chimera water dropper
Ming Dynasty
The standing mythical beast depicted with its head raised and turned to the left, well cast to depict its ribs, scales and tufts of hair, its back with a central circular aperture.
12cm (4¾in) long

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Sydney L.Moss Ltd., London
    A European lady, collection number P91
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