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Han Dynasty Bronze Ding 漢朝 鼎

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Fine Han period, large, bronze ding from the Nanyue Kingdom circa, 100BCE, Southern China Sometimes referred to as the Nam Viet 南越, they were considered a vassal state by the Han, although for much of the time they functioned as an independent kingdom administering their own affairs. This is piece is in perfect condition with no dents or restoration- the azurite and malachite discoloration on the patina is 100% natural and not the result of an acid bath. Center D: 25cm/9.8in and H: 16.5cm/6.5in