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Han Dynasty Bronze Wine Flask ' Bian Hu '

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1242995

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Han Dynasty Bronze Wine Flask ' Bian Hu '
Of flat oval shape. Taotie masks with moveable rings on the sides. The lid now stuck to the vessel. H. 30 cm. W. 28,5 cm. Very good patina and traces of original repairs that were executed after the casting. This is often seen on Han bronzes. Provenance: Dutch private collection, Japanese private collection. Han Dynasty ( 206 BC - 220 AD )

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