1141
1141

PROPERTY FROM A CALIFORNIA COLLECTION

AN ARCHAISTIC BRONZE VASE
17TH / 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
2,0003,000
JUMP TO LOT
1141

PROPERTY FROM A CALIFORNIA COLLECTION

AN ARCHAISTIC BRONZE VASE
17TH / 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
2,0003,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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AN ARCHAISTIC BRONZE VASE
17TH / 18TH CENTURY
of baluster form rising to a wide mouth with lipped rim,  cast with four registers of archaistic decoration, the neck and body cast with taotie masks on a leiwen ground, the shoulder and base with narrower band of striding kuilong, the body set with opposing mythical beast curled handles, all supported on a cylindrical stepped foot, the base cast with a ji gu de zhitogether with a small garlic-headed bottle vase with archaistic decoration, Yuan dynasty (2)
Height 8 3/4  in., 22.2 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Anson Burlingame Johnson (1855-1934), Los Angeles, California,  acquired when serving as United States Consul to Xiamen around 1900, and thence by descent.

Exhibited

Hand Book of a collection of Chinese Porcelains Loaned by A. Burlingame Johnson, Los Angeles Museum of History, Science and Art, Los Angeles, 1923, cat. nos 235 and 236.

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