WELCOME TO INVALUABLE
Be the first to know about
the latest online auctions.
Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com)
Sign Up »
PS: We value your privacy
Thank you!
 
 
Want to learn more
about online auctions?
Take a Quick Tour »
 
Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations.
Show translation options

Lot 1279: Chinese Ordos Devouring Beast Buckle Plate

Antiquities: Day 3

by TimeLine Auctions

December 8, 2016

London, United Kingdom

Live Auction
Past Lot
Looking for the realized and estimated price?

Description: 6th-2nd century BC. A bronze openwork buckle plate in the form of a hybrid animal with leonine body, serpent tail and head with long jaws, devouring a smaller animal, possibly a deer; to the back a rivet hole in the form of a bird's head with arching beak; pelleted border to the base. 91 grams, 10cm (4"). Property of a London collector; by inheritance from his grandfather; acquired during travels in the Far East in the 1920s.

Condition Report: Fine condition.

Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)