Hallmarked 14th-15th Century Engraved Bronze Bowl and Tray

Hallmarked 14th-15th Century Engraved Bronze Bowl and Tray

$695.00

2 pieces of 14th-15th Century Hand Engraved Bronze Metalware comprised of a Bowl and Tea tray.

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  • 2 pieces of 14th-15th Century Hand Engraved Bronze Metalware comprised of an octagon shaped Bowl and Tea tray.  Each piece has a dark rich patina.  The Bowl is hallmarked on the underside (see photographs), and has two zoomorphic lion head handles that appear to have been crudely added later | While bronze, the alloy seems to have a thinner ratio of copper, tin and added phosphorus, which varied widely in China during this time.  Approx. Measurements: (Bowl) 6″ W x 3″ H; (tea tray) 8″ W X 1″ H.

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    Collectibles, Metalware, Sculptures