Lot 70: GILT-BRONZE MINIATURE BRUSH WASHER ZONG MING MARK 4.6cm diam
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
GILT-BRONZE MINIATURE BRUSH WASHER
ZONG MING MARK
the gilt exterior decorated in low relief with a pair of archaistic taotie masks between stylized phoenix, between leiwen bands encircling the foot and the mouth, the base engraved with a two-character seal mark
- Good overall condition with areas of verdigris patination particularly to the interior and some wear to the gilt especially on the base
- The item weighs 102g
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