London, South Kensington
27 May 1999
A large Ming bronze flaring vase
with flattened rim, with two dragon handles above twi horizontal bands to the neck and three lion-heads to the body interspersed with coiled dragons among simulated clouds -- 21.in (54cm) high, 16th Century, (small section to footrim missing).
See Colour Plate 4.
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