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1. Chinese Han dynasty bronze wine bottle
China
Han Dynasty
bronze
25 cms high, 22 cms wide
Chinese Han dynasty bronze wine bottle

A Chinese bronze garlic-necked wine bottle of unusual elegant compressed form, the surface with a smooth dark brown patina and splashes of malachite encrustations. 26cms high, Western Han dynasty, 2nd to 1st century BC.

Provenance: The estate of the late award winning costume designer Anthony Powell (1935-2021)
Believed purchased at Christie's London late 1990's.

Price: $2,800.00

Detail: alternate view
Detail: base
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