A SMALL SILVER-INLAID BRONZE VASE | SHISHOU MARK, 18TH CENTURY | 清十八世紀 銅錯銀瑞獸耳龍紋瓶
A SMALL SILVER-INLAID BRONZE VASE
SHISHOU MARK, 18TH CENTURY
the mythical beast handles with silver-inlaid details, the body decorated with two silver-inlaid dragons and leiwen band around the foot and rim, the base with two silver-inlaid characters Shi Sou, with pierced wood cover
Height 14 cm, 5½ in.
高 14 公分，5½英寸
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There is wear to the silver-inlay including two small areas of loss, minor historic dents to the rim (approx. 0.2cm). There are minor scratches and dents to the body and footrim. The interior of the cover has an approx. 0.3mm chip.
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