Lot 1290: Chinese Dian Scenic Plaque
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 4th-2nd century BC. A bronze openwork plaque depicting a bull with rope around its neck being led to a large pole by five figure, one hanging from the bull's horns; behind the pole a large male figure leading a smaller figure by the head; below an interlaced serpent with horned head. 140 grams, 15.5cm (6"). Property of a London collector; by inheritance from his grandfather; acquired during travels in the Far East in the 1920s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.