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Lot 1261: Chinese Gilt Standing Phoenix Figure
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Han Dynasty, 206 BC-220 AD. A gilt bronze figure of a standing phoenix, crest to the back of the head, wings folded against side of body and fan-shaped tail with seven lobes to the top; fine detailing to the feathers on wings and body. 77 grams, 62mm (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.