Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
Chinese Han Dynasty Gilt Bronze Chimera Wonderful Chinese Han Dynasty figure of a chimera. The mythical creature is whimsically posed with it's head turned over it's shoulder and it's mouth wide with it's tongue out. It's feet are hooves and on it's back are wings. Made of bronze and gilded, beautiful patina, eyes are made of inlaid turquoise.

Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

Size: 5 1/4" wide x 4 3/8" high.
item #1414039