Offered by: Avantiques
By Appt. Only Dallas, TX 75214 , United States Call Seller 214.727.8299


Ming Dynasty Bronze Gu Beaker Vase

$ 2,400
  • Description
    Chinese bronze vase, Gu, the trumpet-shaped upper section cast with four blades filled with archaic designs. Center and lower sections depicting Toadies with very intricate backgrounds. With a nice old rich dark patina. Circa 17th century; Late Ming - early Qing Dynasty. Measures: Height: 10.5 inches, 26.2 cm. Diameter: 7.25 Inches Condition: Very good with losses to bottom rim and soldered inside base. AVANTIQUES is dedicated to providing an exclusive curated collection of Fine Arts, Paintings, Bronzes, Asian treasures, Art Glass and Antiques. Our inventory represents time-tested investment quality items with everlasting decorative beauty. We look forward to your business and appreciate any reasonable offers. All of our curated items are vetted and guaranteed authentic and as described. Avantiques only deals in original antiques and never reproductions. We stand behind our treasures with a full money back return if the items are not as described. A gu is type of ancient Chinese ritual bronze vessel from the Shang and Zhou dynasties (i.e. 1600–256 BC). It was used to drink wine or to offer ritual libations. They were made in China until the 18th century and considered auspicious. A gu is tall and slender, with a slightly flared base that tapers to a slim center section before widening again into a trumpet-like mouth, wider than the base. Its surface is often decorated with taotie. Please also consider Avantique’s antique and ancient Asian Art Collection of Han Dynasty, Tang Dynasty, Ming Dynasty, Qing, and Republic period items to complete your home and office decorations with class. Avantiques has Asian pottery, terra cotta, bronze, and paintings to complement your collection. We strive to collect the highest quality Asian antiquities in exceptional condition.
  • More Information
    Origin: China
    Period: Pre 18th Century
    Materials: Bronze, Cast
    Condition: Good. Very good with losses to bottom rim and soldered inside base.
    Creation Date: Circa 17th century
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Incollect Reference #: 635768
  • Dimensions
    H. 10.5 in; Diam. 7.25 in;
    H. 26.67 cm; Diam. 18.42 cm;
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