A BRONZE 'DOG' WATER DROPPER | 17TH/18TH CENTURY | 十七/十八世紀 銅臥犬水注
200 - 300 GBP
A BRONZE 'DOG' WATER DROPPER
the recumbent beast with head turned sharply to the right, the tail, front and rear legs, muzzle and head with incised details, the body decorated with incised water droplets, its back cast with a hole
Width 9.4 cm, 3¾ in.
寬 9.4 公分，3¾英寸
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There is a visible casting seam running along the back of the dog and along the edges of the base. There is a differently coloured metal area to the neck. There are casting blemishes and overall wear to the surface consistent with age.
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