A two-section cast bronze lotus-form base
Of Ming period type, featuring a hemispherical lotus flower wit overlapping petal, inset lip and hollow body that fits into an upright stem surrounded by a dragon that rises from a hexagonal galleried base with scalloped aprons between the corner feet, a layer of gilt and red lacquer now coating much of the exterior surfaces (lacking original image, old wear).
14 1/2in (37cm) diameter
14in (35.5cm) high
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