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    • Parcel-gilt Bronze Lion
    • Parcel-gilt Bronze Lion
    • Parcel-gilt Bronze Lion
    Parcel-gilt Bronze Lion

    Early Chinese Metalwork in Gold and Silver; Works of Art of the Ming and Qing Dynasties

    15 March - 26 March, 2011

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    Parcel-gilt Bronze Lion

    Ming dynasty, 15th - 16th century

    Finely cast in bronze, with areas of gilding, this lion probably served as a container for arrows thrown in the game of touhu ('arrow-throwing game').

    Height: 40.5cm