A bronze vajra Yuan dynasty, 14th century
Lot 473
A bronze vajra Yuan dynasty, 14th century
HK$ 100,000 - 150,000
US$ 13,000 - 19,000
Lot Details
The Property of a Gentleman (lots 451-474)
A bronze vajra
Yuan dynasty, 14th century
The double-edged ornament extending each side with four claws converging towards a central spike issuing from mythical beasts jaws, all issuing from a multi-tiered ambrosia vase-form handle.
19cm long.

Footnotes

  • 元十四世紀 銅金剛橛

    A similar Yuan dynasty excavated example of a bronze vajra, unearthed from Jininglu site of Yuan at Chayouqian Banner, Wulanchabu City, and subsequently exhibited in the China Millennium Monument in June 2004, is illustrated in Genghis Khan - The Ancient Nomadic Culture of the Northern China, Beijing, 2004, p.332.
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