Pair of pouring jugs.



(Référence : 156093)


Mid XVIIIth century.

In bronze. China, Ming dynasty. Very good condition, one lid missing. The rim base of one jug has been previously reinforced and a pouring lip is re-weld. H. 28,5 cm.

Pear-shaped bodies on openwork bases, each face is decorated with a heart-shaped medallion showing ideograms. Rare pieces, probably made during Kia-tsing reign (1522-1566), iron cast of very high quality.