Lot 371: A PAIR OF GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED CHINESE CELADON GLOBULAR BOTTLE VASES, THE PORCELAIN QIANLONG PERIOD, THE MOUNTS 19TH CENTURY |

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January 19, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
London, United Kingdom
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Description: Qianlong seal-marks and probably of the period, each cylindrical neck modelled with a grey dragon, lightly splashed in copper-red, one dragon damaged
Dimensions: 20.5cm. high; 8in.
Condition Report: A fine pair of vases in reasonable condition. The porcelain with some minor signs of pitting commensurate with the firing process. One vase with a loss to the dragon's head and the front right leg of the dragon wrapped around the neck. The other vase with two hair line cracks to the dragon. The bases possibly formerly fitted with mounts. One vase with some residue to the base, the other with a blue seal mark.
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January 19, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT

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