21. A LARGE CHINESE BRONZE DRAGON-HANDLED VASE, BETWEEN SONG AND EARLY MING DYNASTY, 12TH – 14TH CENTURY, CHINA.

Height – 30,5 cm.
Cast with a pear-shaped body rising to a waisted neck and galleried everted rim, all supported on a splayed foot, the neck bordered with a broad band, flanked by a pair of handles in the form of dragons, the foot detailed with a wave-pattern ground. Old repair on the lower part of the vase. Holes for electrical cords drilled in the base and side. Two small holes on the neck area. Nice, smooth surface patinated to a warm coppery-brown colour.
Provenance: the vase was found as the base of electrical lamp in manor house in Austria, later in private collection in Vienna.

Sale No 11014

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11 December 2018 18:00

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Estimate 5000-7000 EUR

6TH MILITARIA, CLOCKS, ART OF WEST AND EAST AUCTION,

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