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Based in Asheville, North Carolina, Brunk Auctions has been conducting sales of fine and decorative arts for over 30 years. Auctions are held in our North Carolina sale room but attracts a global audience. Founded by Robert Brunk in 1983, the auctions became well known for their integrity and profes...Read more
Oct 19, 2023
possibly 18th century but earlier Song dynasty type, two examples of cast bronze knife money; five examples of bronze spade money; two examples in other forms; also 1802-1820 Ceylon (Sri Lanka) 1/12 Rixdollar; India, Punjab region, local coinage for Taxila, ca. 185-168 B.C., square bronze Karshapana with elephant and lion imagery; all purchased in Peking, largest 5-1/2 in.
Provenance: Collection of Max Loehr, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Professor of Oriental Art, Harvard University, 1960; by descent in family
good overall with signs of wear from circulation, surface oxidation on a few resulting in periphery losses
Collection of Max Loehr, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Professor of Oriental Art, Harvard University, 1960; by descent in family
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