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A rare large garlic-mouth bronze ‘dragon’ vase Qing dynasty, 17th century | 清十七世紀 銅盤龍蒜頭瓶

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 EUR

A rare large garlic-mouth bronze ‘dragon’ vase Qing dynasty, 17th century | 清十七世紀 銅盤龍蒜頭瓶

A rare large garlic-mouth bronze ‘dragon’ vase Qing dynasty, 17th century | 清十七世紀 銅盤龍蒜頭瓶

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 EUR

A rare large garlic-mouth bronze ‘dragon’ vase

Qing dynasty, 17th century


of compressed globular form, rising from a splayed foot to a slender columnar neck with a lobed 'garlic head' and lipped rim, a sinuous archaistic dragon cast in openwork coiled around the shoulder and neck, the bronze richly patinated to a deep brown colour with some areas oxidized to cuprite and malachite tones

39.5 cm, 15½ in.

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Rare grand vase à col bulbe en bronze à décor de dragon, dynastie Qing, XVIIE siècle

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清十七世紀 銅盤龍蒜頭瓶


39.5 公分, 15½英寸

The vase is in overall good condition, with expected light wear and dents to the edges. There are some traces of cuprite and malachite oxidization to the surface. The vase was mounted as a lamp, a ca. diam 9 mm drilled hole to the bottom. Scattered scratches to the inner rim.


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整體品相良好,邊沿見磨痕及輕微撞痕,屬正常。器面見氧化銅綠痕跡。瓶被改造成燈座,底見約0.9公分小孔。內口沿見刮痕。


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