A Chinese bronze gu-form vase. 17-18th century;
14-1/2 inches high (36.8 cm.)
The beaker-form vase with incised key decoration within cartouches to the neck, bulbous mid-section with stylized dragonheads within key borders, protruding bamboo motif flanges, raised on a flared base.
Remnants of red lacquer to the mid-section, lacquered underside with crack. Scratches.
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