9 November 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,875
GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A bronze gold splash wine pot and cover
17/18th Century, twelve character sealmark to base.
of compressed globular form, with a mythical beast spout, the loop handle with lion head and tail terminals either side of scrolling openwork, the cover with lion finial, decorated all over with scattered gilt splashes, on tripod feet -- 73/8in. (18.6cm.) high, (minor rubbing).
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