Moon Toad Gallery 金蟾玉堂 東亞美術
Bronze Paperweight

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1700: Item # 1240240

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Bronze Paperweight
Cast as a puzzle in the form of four boys wearing aprons incised with geometrical designs, with two heads and two pairs of legs at alternating corners, one holding a ruyi scepter, the other a nugget. China, Ming Dynasty, 17th century. Measurements: 4cm x 4cm For a comparable paperweight see the one in the Shanghai Museum.

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