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Lot 144A Chinese Bronze Ritual Bell, Zhong
Ming Dynasty or Earlier
Cast with a loop handle and to sides with constellations and the sun and moon; with fitted hardwood stand and custom case. Height 5 1/4 inches.

Provenance:
Property from the Collection of Dr. Henry Guinness de Laszlo (1901-1967), Noted British-Hungarian Collector and Philanthropist



Sold for $1,260
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Bell showing green patination / oxidation, but no rough degradation of surface; there is a jagged hold present on one side of bell; bottom sectional casting somewhat misaligned; wooden stand carved to fit this irregular bottom


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