London, South Kensington
5 June 2003
A pair of polished bronze vases
of tapering form with everted rims and stylised dragon head and loop handles, decorated in copper, gilt and shibuichi with peacocks and other birds amongst blossoming branches and flowering plants, the necks incised and inlaid with ho-o -- 12¼in. (31cms) high.
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