A silvery bronze round lion and grapevine mirror. Tang dynasty, 7th/8th century

A silvery bronze round lion and grapevine mirror. Tang dynasty, 7th/8th century - image-1
A silvery bronze round lion and grapevine mirror. Tang dynasty, 7th/8th century - image-1

A silvery bronze round lion and grapevine mirror. Tang dynasty, 7th/8th century

Cast in high relief with a central crouching animal knob with four lions jumping amidst grapevines and separated by a raised border from the birds and grapevines in the outer border. Patina spots to the polished surface.
Diameter 10.1 cm

Provenance

Collection Götz Schricker, München, acquired from Georg L. Hartl, München, with invoice dated 11.11.2000

Lot 466 Dα

Estimate:
500 € - 700 €

Result:
1.488 €