10 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,375
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
A BRONZE INLAID HU VASE, 18TH CENTURY
with twin mythical beast head handles, the body and waisted neck decorated with bands of raised taotie masks, embellished with silver and gilt inlay on a reserve of key fret ground, and with further stiff lappets with confronting archasitic animal designs -- 13in. (33cm.) high.
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