Chinese Xuande Bronze Handled Vase
Chinese bronze Ming dynasty period handled vase having figural archaic dragon handles with foo masks over diamond matrix and nipple pattern band. Bottled shape with flaring top. Holds six character calligraphy Xuande (1426-1435) marks on applied plaque to bottom. Measures 19 7/8" height x 10" diameter (50.4cm x 25.4cm). Total weight of 6.22 kilograms.