902_13

A large, superb bronze mirror with four animal masks in high relief, China, probably still Sui Dynasty (581-618) or early Tang dynasty. photo Nagel Auktionen

The excellently cast silvery mirror is decorated in the centre with four animal masks, perhaps symbolising tiger heads, D. 20,7 cm. Estimate 6 000 €

 902_14

A fine and rare bronze mirror with tiger and dragon decor, China, probably still Three Kingdom period (220-280) or after. photo Nagel Auktionen

The excellently cast mirror is decorated with two pairs of confronting tiger and dragon in high relief. D. 14 cm. Estimate 2 500 €

902_15

A very fine TLV bronze mirror, China, Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-9 AD). photo Nagel Auktionen

The very well cast mirror is decorated around a square centre with the knob and a four leaf shaped motif with four tigers in thin thread relief together with the TLV motifs D. 12,7 cm. Estimate 2 500 €

 578_1

 A group of 13 bronze mirrors, China and Japan, Han dynasty and later photo Nagel Auktionen

Minor wear, corrosions. D. 3 - 17,5 cm. Estimate 5 000 €

Property from a German private collection 

258_12

Two bronze mirrors, China, Tang dynasty and later. photo Nagel Auktionen

Minor corrosion. D. 9 cm, D. 5,3 cm. Estimate 600 €

Property from an old North German private collection

 569_3

Two bronze mirrors in Tang style, China. photo Nagel Auktionen

Green corrosions. D. 17,2/ 20 cm. Estimate 200 € 

Property from a German private collection

 

398_31

A group of 10 bronze mirrors, China, Han dynasty and later. photo Nagel Auktionen

Estimate: 300 €

Property from an old North German private collection.

Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. May 6th-7th 2011 www.auction.de