Lot 1267: Chinese Gilt Lying Ox Figure
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Han Dynasty, 206 BC-220 AD. A gilt-bronze figure of a reclining ox, head held down and with horns curving into the centre of the head; legs folded under body and with short tail to the rear; hollow to the underside. 164 grams, 65mm (2 1/2"). 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.