OBJECTS FOR THE SCHOLAR'S DESK, Hong Kong 2011
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Playthings

A MINIATURE INLAID BRONZE PILGRIM FLASK

SONG DYNASTY (960-1279), 18TH CENTURY IMPERIAL STAND

HEIGHT (INCLUDING STAND): 8.5CM

The bronze vessel is of a flattened ovoid form with a waisted neck, cupped mouthrim and supported on a flared footring and further flanked by two small loop handles on the shoulders. It is decorated by an archaic bronze motif in gold and silver inlay. The flask rests on an imperial 18th century wooden stand.

宋代 銅錯金銀鳳紋雙耳瓶