Lot 1268: Chinese Gilt Cat Figure
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Han Dynasty, 206 BC-220 AD. A gilt bronze figure of a reclining cat, head held up and tilted to one side; legs extended forward and tail arched around back leg; star-shaped pattern to the fur on body; hollow to the underside. 166 grams, 80mm (3"). Property of a London collector; by inheritance from his grandfather; acquired during travels in the Far East in the 1920s.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.