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    Sale 5907

    Christie's Interiors

    2 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 551

    A PAIR OF CHINESE BRONZE ARCHAISTIC VASES

    15TH/16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF CHINESE BRONZE ARCHAISTIC VASES
    15TH/16TH CENTURY
    Of pear form with twin dragon-head handles to the shoulders, archaistic geometrical pattern band to the shoulder and the foot; and a small tonkin gilt bronze tripod censer and pierced cover
    The vases -- 8½in. (21.6cm.) high (3)


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