• Chinese Ceramics & Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5944

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    10 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 142

    A BRONZE INLAID HU VASE, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    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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