Lot 1289: Chinese Gilt Lion Scroll Weight Pair
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Han Dynasty, 206 BC-224 AD. A pair of matched gilt bronze scroll weights in the form of a lion with body curled tightly, head raised over paws, and resting in a stylised mountain border. 580 grams total, 59mm (2 1/4"). 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.