Asian Art Auction

December 02, 2013

LOT 127
Pair of Bronze Taotie Mask Handles, Warring States Period, 5th to 3rd Century BC
  • Pair of Bronze Taotie Mask Handles, Warring States Period, 5th to 3rd Century BC
  • Pair of Bronze Taotie Mask Handles, Warring States Period, 5th to 3rd Century BC

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Pair of Bronze Taotie Mask Handles, Warring States Period, 5th to 3rd Century BC

Crisply cast with a wide face and beady eyes surrounded by scrolls, the ring supported by its beak-like mouth. Acrylic stand
height 4.1" — 10.5 cm.

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $1,140

Provenance:

Chinese Archaic Bronzes from the Estate of Victor Topper (Lots 127-130)

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art