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A Chinese silver dead mask
Liao Dynasty (907-1125)
Modeled in the repoussé technique, with oval face, with well-defined mouth, aquiline nose with pierced nostrils and slit eyes, with remains of original gilding.
H. 19.5 cm

Provenance:
– Collection Michel Paciello, Venice (1999)
– Collection Drs. Koos de Jong, Amsterdam

Compare:
– C. Deydier, Les Bronzes Chinoises, Paris 1980, p. 168, fig. 129
– [exhibit. cat.] Schatze der Liao. China's Lost Nomad Dynasty 907-1125, Museum Rietberg, Zurich 2006, no. 6, pp. 108-109

Estimate
€ 5.000 - 7.000
Result
€ 5.000