An archaic silver-inlaid bronze ferrule, Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period | 東周 戰國 銅錯銀卷雲紋鐏
An archaic silver-inlaid bronze ferrule
Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period
東周 戰國 銅錯銀卷雲紋鐏
hollow with a teardrop-shaped socket at one end enclosed by smooth conforming sides inlaid with silver curvilinear designs, each side pierced with a small circular aperture for inserting a pin to secure a pole or weapon, ringed by a raised rope-twist border followed by a hexagonal-section shaft with a waisted neck and slightly domed terminus, all similarly inlaid with scrolling motifs in silver, section of a wood post (2)
Length 4½ in., 11.4 cm
In overall good condition with some losses to the silver inlay.
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Sotheby's London, 26th July 1966, lot 1.
Collection of Peter Hariolf Plesch (1918-2013).
Christie's London, 5th November 2009, lot 193.
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