Global Art & Artifacts

Antique Wine or Water Emperor Vessel / Pitcher, China

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Detail: This vessel – with a guardian foo dog on top – is a quality piece of art. I acquired it from an Asian art dealer in Los Angeles. It was cast in Shanxi Province in a foundry near the famous Houma Foundry. Age unknown but the dealer said he acquired it in the late 1940’s. In museum quality condition.

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