A Chinese Ming style gilt-splashed bronze 'Guan' jar, with Taotie-mask handles, with a Xuande mark, Qing dynasty/18thC, H 29,5 cm - Weight about 7,5 kg

A Chinese Ming style gilt-splashed bronze jar, of Guan form, flanked by three finely applied Taotie-masks, carrying bronze rings, the base with a recessed rectangular cartouche enclosing an apocryphal Xuande mark, Qing dynasty, 18thC

H 29,5 cm
Weight about 7,5 kg

Provenance:
From a private aristocratic collector, based in Ghent.
Of the same collection as lot 512 - Carlo Bonte Auctions, auction on 21.10.21

  • Condition: Originally mounted as a lamp: with the usual shallow scratches to the bottom. Otherwise, the jar appears in our opinion in excellent condition.