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PAIR HAN DYNASTY GILT BRONZE BEASTS ON STAND
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Pair Chinese Han gilt bronze statues of a mythical beast Qilin. Generally have Chinese dragon-like features. Eyes with thick eyelashes, manes that flow slightly upward and beards. The body like an tiger, with robust four horn, slightly faced east, vigorous position on its four legs, its three branching tail freely laid on right hip. Displayed exquisitely upon a carved hardwood stand. Qilin are thought to be a symbol of luck, good omens, protection, prosperity, success, and longevity by the Chinese. Qilin are also a symbol of fertility, and often depicted in decorations as bringing a baby to a family.

Measurements: 5" H x 10-1/2" W (each)
Stand: 2-1/4" H (each)
Condition
Over all in EXCELLENT condition. Traced numerous tiny-holes of corrosions on enamel filling, No missing wires found on cloisonne works. With normal anomalies in nature, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch & dents, and trace of declined on gilt; Normal, consider ages and wear.
LAUREN Galleries provides condition reports as a courtesy to our clients and assumes no liability for any error or omission. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, and is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, mater.
The bidder assumes responsibility for ensuring that the condition of the item(s) meets with their satisfaction prior to bidding. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.
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PAIR HAN DYNASTY GILT BRONZE BEASTS ON STAND

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800
Jun 15, 2019
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Starting Price $600
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0085: PAIR HAN DYNASTY GILT BRONZE BEASTS ON STAND

Sold for $3,750
26 Bids
Est. $1,200 - $1,800Starting Price $600
DAY1 SUMMER 2019 MAJOR ESTATE CHINESE AUCTION
Jun 15, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0085 Details

Description
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Pair Chinese Han gilt bronze statues of a mythical beast Qilin. Generally have Chinese dragon-like features. Eyes with thick eyelashes, manes that flow slightly upward and beards. The body like an tiger, with robust four horn, slightly faced east, vigorous position on its four legs, its three branching tail freely laid on right hip. Displayed exquisitely upon a carved hardwood stand. Qilin are thought to be a symbol of luck, good omens, protection, prosperity, success, and longevity by the Chinese. Qilin are also a symbol of fertility, and often depicted in decorations as bringing a baby to a family.

Measurements: 5" H x 10-1/2" W (each)
Stand: 2-1/4" H (each)
Condition
...
Over all in EXCELLENT condition. Traced numerous tiny-holes of corrosions on enamel filling, No missing wires found on cloisonne works. With normal anomalies in nature, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch & dents, and trace of declined on gilt; Normal, consider ages and wear. <br/>LAUREN Galleries provides condition reports as a courtesy to our clients and assumes no liability for any error or omission. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, and is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, mater. <br/>The bidder assumes responsibility for ensuring that the condition of the item(s) meets with their satisfaction prior to bidding. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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