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A PAIR OF SILVER TAOTIE-MASK HANDLES, EASTERN HAN-SIX DYNASTIES PERIOD, 3RD-4TH CENTURY AD

A PAIR OF SILVER TAOTIE-MASK HANDLES
EASTERN HAN-SIX DYNASTIES PERIOD, 3RD-4TH CENTURY AD
Each mask is cast as a powerful taotie with thick brows, curved horns, and a pronounced nose above bared teeth from which issues a hook that suspends a loose ring.
Each 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) wide; weight 48.5 g each
Date
12 Sep 2019
Location
USA, New York

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