A large patinated bronze covered urn Taisho/Showa period
Lot 5517W
A large patinated bronze covered urn Taisho/Showa period
Sold for US$ 4,750 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property of Mr. & Mrs J. B. Newman, California
A large patinated bronze covered urn
Taisho/Showa period
The ovoid body resting on five openwork phoenix-headed supports and finely cast with multiple bands of archaistic taotie, dragons, and stiff-leaf design repeated on the waisted neck above raised floriform handles, the domical lid with a large kirin finial and decorated en suite.
31in (78.7cm) high
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