Lot 65: SUPERBLY CAST LARGE BRONZE VASE, HU 71.5cm high
08 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
SUPERBLY CAST LARGE BRONZE VASE, HU
impressively large and heavily cast with two pairs of confronting sinuous dragons in pursuit of the flaming pearl amongst scrolling clouds, below four narrower borders encircling the waisted neck set with further dragons and a ruyi-head lappet band, the neck flanked by a pair of archaistic dragon handles suspending loose rings, the foot surrounded by a ring of plantain leaves above an apocryphal Qianlong reign mark
- Good overall appearance with some old marks and scratches
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Private London collection.