January 15, 2021 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Two Chinese Inscribed Gilt Bronze Tiger Tallies

Ming or Ming style, each cast in the form a crouching tiger, inscribed character inscriptions along the spine, one tally in two matching halves, fitted with a carved wooden stand, figure 4-1/2 in. long; one tally cast solid, 3-3/4 in. long

Provenance:Property from the Collection of Senator Hugh Scott, now the Property of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts


two part tally with gold paint retouch, possible repairs to scroll ears, verdigris; other casting flaws, gilt loss, abrasions

Estimate: $200 - $400
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