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Nicholas S. Pitcher Oriental Art

Massive Chinese Han dynasty bronze basin
China
Han Dynasty
bronze
24in. (61cms) diam.

A massive Chinese bronze circular ritual water basin, Pan, with rounded base below crisply cast mask and ring handles and reverted rim. It is predominantly covered with bright green patination and with areas of the original gilt surface evident. Han dynasty, 206BC - 220AD.

Provenance: Michael Goedhuis Collection.

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