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Lot 0364
Late Qing Dynasty, 1616-1911 AD. A matched pair of substantial bronze fittings, each a taotie grotesque face beneath a facing bat with spread wings, beak forming a ring and linked pelta-shaped knocker with opposed bird-heads; mounting bars to the reverse. 1.3 kg total, 21cm each (8 1/4"). Property of a London doctor; previously in the collection of her husband by inheritance; formerly acquired during travels in the Far East during the 1920s. [2]

Condition

Fine condition.

Starting Bid

£360

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  • 30%

Chinese Qing Gilt Handle Pair

Estimate £400 - £600
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