Chinese bronze. Zodiac hare head
This bronze is a reproduction of famous Yuan-Ming-Yuan twelve animal heads. The twelve different animals heads belong to a part of the Spring allegory, before the buliding 'Hai-Yi-Tang' in Yuan-Ming-Yuan imperial park. During the opium war in 1860, the twelve animal heads disapeared from the park. Five pieces only of animal heads returned back to China after 150 years missing. Three missing pieces are still in western countries. Unfortunatly four of them are lost. Hare is one of twelve chinese zodiac signs.
BEJ-16123HA

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Dimensions
H. 12 x D. 10 x W. 13 (cm)
Material
bronze
Origin
China - Beijing
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Price
€105.00
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