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a lime container,dong son Vietnam ex christies

a lime container,dong son Vietnam ex christies


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1430830
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avery beautiful lime container dongson civilization around 6th century, cylindrical in shape, the lid is molded with a stylized head, A Y of circular eyes, a long nose. The heart-shaped face has a small mouth,. The back is of the head is trimmed with locks of hair in straight parallel lines. A zig zag pattern adorns the top of the cylinder under the cover as well as the bottom. Very beautiful stylization of the face which correspond totally to our modern esthetic . Deep green patina. provenance: Christies Amsterdam May 2000 lot 474
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