10071 A large French Japonisme gilt bronze mounted Imari trumpet vase, the octagonal body decorated with panels of dragons against a background of peonies with displayed phoenixes, the mount with rectangular ‘bamboo’ handles and scrolled bamboo feet. The mounts in the style of Lièvre.
Japanese porcelain 1700
French mounts 1875
Overall height: 28.5 ins (72.5 cms)
Diameter: 11.5 ins (29 cms) £5,500