6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 7,500
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000
A LARGE BRONZE GU VASE, 17TH CENTURY
with wide flaring rim and spreading foot, decorated in relief to the body with many sinuous dragons with bi-furcated tails and flowing hair in flight amongst cloud scrolls, a single line of silver wire inlay around the neck of the vase accentuates the rim -- 21 3/8in. (54.3cm.) high.
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