Lot 104
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A FINE AND RARE GOLD CUP SONG DYNASTY

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 GBP
Sold
692,500 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

the shallow bowl with rounded sides rising from a gently splayed foot, the interior finely engraved with a central medallion of flowering foliage with stems of peonies set with large feathery leaves, a band of scrolling  palmettes engraved below the lipped rim on the exterior, set on one side with a handle realistically rendered as a dragon's head, the tufted brows sweeping back to pointed ears and horns, nostrils flared and the jaws open wide showing large teeth and holding a ring

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