21 - 22 June 2016
VASE D'ARCHER EN BRONZE, TOUHU
CHINE, DYNASTIE YUAN-DEBUT DE LA DYNASTIE MING, CIRCA XIVEME SIECLE
The globular section is decorated with vertical flanges alternating with lion-mask handles suspending loose rings and stylized lappets. Its top surface is moulded with the Eight Trigrams (bagua), the tall cylindrical neck is surmounted by two sinuous chilong, and the mouth is divided by two short tubular handles decorated with stylized flowers.
16 7/8 in. (43 cm.) high
From a German private collection, acquired around 1900 in China by repute.
Property from a German family collection.
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A BRONZE 'ARROW' VASE, TOUHUCHINA, YUAN-EARLY MING DYNASTY, CIRCA 14TH CENTURY
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