London, South Kensington
6 November 2009
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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