An Unusual bronze openwork cast bronze rasp. Depicts a dragon atop a mythical animal and a phoenix amid sinuous floral openwork. Eastern Han period. Approximately 7 inches high. See Christies recent sale 2463, New York, lot 1149 for an almost identical piece. Includes a simple black steel stand.
This is a thin bronze top to a parasol. Dating to the Tang dynasty. It has partial gilding and a wooden armature. Stand The piece measures 5 inches in Diameter (13 cm) and is 7 inches tall with the stand.