Lot 50
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AN ARCHAISTIC LACQUERED BRONZE 'SCHOLAR' VASE QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 USD
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Description

  • lacquered wood
of archaistic zhi form, finely carved to the front and back with a lobed panel on diaper ground, one depicting a scholar playing a qin under a gnarled pine tree, the other with a scholar reading beneath a wutong tree, surrounded by dense foliate scrolls and stylized dragons, all between lotus scrolls at the foot and kuilong at the neck, the rim encircled by a band of keyfret, the base lacquered black, metal core
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