Chinese Bronze Vase, GU

 

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.
P R O V E N A N C E:
Private Dutch collection, acquired in Amsterdam

 

 

 

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