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LOT 94 - FAS0624

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Lot details

China, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD). Of oval form, the rounded sides supported on a flat base and rising to a slightly everted rim. Each of the long sides is cast with a ring handle.

Condition: Good condition, commensurate with age. Extensive wear, signs of weathering and erosion, casting flaws, small dents, losses, and corrosion. The bronze covered with a fine, naturally grown patina with malachite encrustations.
Provenance: From the estate of William Rogers, Australia.

Weight: 507.9 g
Dimensions: Length 18.7 cm

Literature comparison:
Compare a closely related bronze elliptical bowl, he, 16 cm wide, dated to the Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD), in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession number 67.43.8.

Auction result comparison:
Compare a related bronze elliptical bowl, he, with similar ring handles, 13.2 cm wide, dated to the Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD), at Sotheby's Paris, 16 June 2022, lot 101 (sold for EUR 2,268).


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