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A large Chinese painted bronze mirror, Han Dynasty(206 BC-AD 220) or later, Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011

later decorated with figures and birds; 11in. (28cm.) diameter - Estimate $2,000 - $3,000- Price Realized $5,250

Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections.

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Three Chinese bronze mirrors, Han-Tang dynasty (206 BC-AD 907), Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011

comprising a large mirror molded with figures, a smaller mirror with grapes and stylized animals, and a fan-shaped mirror. The large mirror 9in. (22.8cm.) diameter (3). Estimate $1,000 - $1,500- Price Realized $5,250

Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections.

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A large Chinese painted bronze lobed mirror cast with phoenix ans buddhistic lions, , Tang dynasty (618-907). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011

10½in. (26.6cm.) diameter. Estimate $1,500 - $2,500. Price Realized $3,750

Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections.

Christie's Interiors , 21 - 22 June 2011, New York, Rockefeller Plaza  www.christies.com