BRONZE WATER VESSEL

17TH CENTURY

5.5 cm high

The vessel is modelled in openwork in the shape of a tree trunk with a gnarled branch bearing leaves, blossom and a small peach decorating the mouth opening. A second branch is bearing two larger peaches supported by three lingzhi at the foot. The bronze patinated to a warm tone.

© PAUL RUITENBEEK CHINESE ART - 2020 - Chinese Ceramics - Chinese Porcelain - Chinese Scholar's Objects - paulruitenbeek.art@gmail.com - 0645716465

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