Lot 3018
A Pair of Chinese Gilt Bronze Urns
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Late 19th or early 20th century, cast with wide body tapering up to a more narrow neck and set on a wide base, both are decorated with auspicious symbols of longevity and wealth, on the neck in shaped reserve are mythical qilin animals flying amidst swirling clouds in low relief, below on main body are a pair of large carp with waves, below are pairs of turtles, the necks are flanked with detectable dragon handles, key motif encircles the rim.

13 3/4 in.

Fabric and liner to underside of each; one dragon handle with loss to tail; same urn has a stable crack to foot rim; both urns with some expected scratches, wear, and nicks to surface.