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A GOOD SILVER-INLAID BRONZE ARCHAISTIC VESSEL AND COVER, YOU

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A GOOD SILVER-INLAID BRONZE ARCHAISTIC VESSEL AND COVER, YOU
18TH CENTURY

The pear-shaped body inlaid in fine silver wire with a wide, continuous band of taotie masks below a band of entwind bird-scroll motifs on the shoulder, with a band of keyfret encircling the flared pedestal foot, the bail handle with dragon-head terminals and inlaid with further archaistic motifs, the domed cover decorated en suite below a lobed, knop finial, attractive dark brownish-red patina--10 5/8 in.
(27cm.) high
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