Inlaid Bronzes by Unknown Artist

3 pieces of bronzework inlaid with gold and silver from the Chin-t'sun treasure.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Art Fund grant:
£1,800 ( Total: £3,000)
Acquired in:
1934
Vendor:
Mr Loo

Finial of a central chariot pole, in the shape of a buffalo head (16 cms); and two pieces for side shafts representing dragons' heads (both 27 cms), Han dynasty.

Provenance

Mr Kwen, dealer

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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