1000. A Parcel-Gilt Bronze 'Three Friends' Vase

A Parcel-Gilt Bronze 'Three Friends' Vase, the pear-shaped body supported on a splayed foot and rising to a waisted neck, cast and parcel-gilt with bamboo, prunus and pine tree, the handles formed as animal shaped braches, the recessed base with six-character Xuande mark, 17/18th century, height c. 15 cm; wear

From a Swedish private collection, purchased in Stockholm during the 1970's