Chinese Bronze Vase, Gu
Late Yuan/early Ming Dynasty, 14th century
Chinese Bronze Vase, Gu, the trumpet-shaped upper section cast with four blades filled with leiwen above a band of serpents with angular arched bodies, the rounded mid-section flat-cast with a band of two pairs of dragons with rounded eyes centered on a narrow flange and set between narrow bands of circles, the spreading foot cast in similar fashion with two pairs of confronted dragons, with nice old dark patina
High 24 cm.
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Private Dutch collection, acquired in Amsterdam