Lot 112. A bronze 'arrow' vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 15 in. (38.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000- USD 6,000. Price Realised USD 4,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020
The faceted vase has a tall neck flanked by two hexagonal handles. The neck is cast with two chilong in relief, above the Eight Trigrams on the shoulder. The body with short flanges and two dragon heads in low relief, and the splayed foot is decorated with a diaper ground.
Property from the Collection of Lenora and Walter F. Brown.
Provenance: Roger Keverne, London, 2011.
The Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection, San Antonio, Texas.
Literature: Roger Keverne, Fine and Rare Chinese Works of Art and Ceramis- Summer Exhibition, London, 2011, no. 9.
Exhibited: London, Roger Keverne, Fine and Rare Chinese Works of Art and Ceramis- Summer Exhibition, 2011.
Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection, 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020