Chinese tiger's eye vase and cover

£1,500

This charming vase is crafted in the traditional Chinese manner from lustrous tiger’s eye, it’s design complete with fire-breathing dragons and a crouching Foo Dog.

 

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Description

This beautiful vase and cover is carved from tiger’s eye in high relief with traditional Chinese forms and motifs. The vase is raised on three elephant feet, the bulbous body featuring two handles wrought to resemble grotesque dragons, each issuing breath of fire. The removable cover is surmounted with a crouching ‘Foo Dog’ finial. The vase has been carved in such a manner to display the beautiful, lustrous quality of tiger's eye.

Details

Country of Origin
Chinese
Date of Manufacture
Early 20th Century
Period
Early 20th Century
Material
Tiger's Eye
Colour
Brown

Dimensions

Height
13 cm / 5.1 inches
Width
17 cm / 6.7 inches
Depth
9 cm / 3.5 inches

Reference:
9424c

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