March 23, 2019 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Chinese Bronze Hand Warmer

Qing dynasty, rectangular form with chased decorative panels of flowering trees, rooftops and elephants, pierced lid with floral and foliate decoration, two swing handles, marks on base, 8 x 8 x 6-1/2 in.; with receipt from Nagatani, Inc., Chicago, IL, dated 1972, which reads "copper-bronze hand wrought hand warmer...signed Chang Kuei Lin (circa 1700-1800)", indicating a price of $375

Provenance:Nagatani, Inc. Oriental Works of Art, Illinois; Private Collection, North Carolina


 surface wear and scratching consistent with age and use

Estimate: $500 - $700
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