Large Asian gilt bronze lidded storage food vessel, bulbous form with pierced dragon handles, on a stepped shaped round base, lid with round finial with star mounting, stepped dome shape, all with applied incised gilt plaques of various shapes and sizes, all with floral decoration. 37-1/2" H overall x 30-1/2" dia. including handles (22" dia. w/o handles). Possibly Chinese, late 19th/early 20th century or earlier. Provenance: Private Maryville, TN estate. CONDITION: Good condition. Wear to gilding.
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