Asian Art - Antique & Decorative

Lot 145:

A set of eight Chinese Han dynasty (206BC-220AD)...

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Start price: £600

Estimated price: £600 - £800

Auction house commission: 20%

VAT: On commission only

A set of eight Chinese Han dynasty (206BC-220AD) gilt-bronze pouring cups. Each cup in graduating size with gilt exterior and reddish-orange pigment to interior. 11.3 – 13cm lengths (8)

Provenance: Property of an English gentleman, acquired in the 1990s and early 2000s. All pieces in overall good condition with wear expected with age. No signs of repairs. Areas of green discolouration to cups – please refer to images.