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Nicholas S. Pitcher Oriental Art

Large Chinese bronze archaistic Gu
China
17th-18th c.; Kangxi
bronze
17.5in., 44.5cms. high

An unusually large and heavily cast Chinese bronze vase modelled after an archaic Gu, boldly incised with masks and taotie, and with key-pattern on the raised vertical flanges.

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