SONG DYNASTY (960-1279)
LENGTH (ACROSS HANDLES): 14.8CM
The bronze is cast in the form of an archaistic ‘gui’ vessel standing on a high pedestal foot. The vessel has two looped handles issuing from animal heads and is decorated on the exterior with inlaid gold and silver taotie designs.
Frederick Anthony White, a wealthy cement manufacturer based in London in the late 19th to early 20th century who had an interest in art and architecture.
Burlington Fine Arts Club 1915 Exhibition of Chinese Art