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Assembled Chinese Late Yuan / Early Ming Dynasty Bronze Garniture

$17,500per set

About the Item

Consisting of a large baluster vase (H: 14.25") with arrow handles and a near pair of smaller baluster vases with mythical beast loop handles. The large vase, of yuhuchunping form, with voluptuous pear shaped body, graceful neck and flared mouth, all rising from a wide splayed foot. The vase features two relief cast bands decorated with crashing waves - one band encircling the wide belly, the other encircling the neck and continuing onto the arrow handles. The lacquer applied patina of variegated cinnabar, chocolate and moss. The near pair of smaller vases (H: 11.25"), also of yuhuchunping form, the splayed and cupped foot of each vase rising to a slender pear shaped body and narrow neck opening to a cupped mouth. The foot and mouth both decorated with a band of spiral bosses. The body featuring a band of crashing waves, while the neck features a band of geometric diaper band of stylized hemp leaves. The opposing loop handles have been formed as spouting makara heads. One vase features a lacquer applied patina primarily of rich chocolate, the other, a lacquer applied patina of variegated chocolate and moss.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 14.25 in (36.2 cm)Diameter: 9 in (22.86 cm)
  • Sold As:
    Set of 3
  • Style:
    Ming (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
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  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    Late Yuan-Early Ming Dynasty
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor casting flaws; the large vase with minor denting to the body. All vases recently cleaned and oiled.
  • Seller Location:
    Austin, TX
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU89474475883

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