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February 27 2014

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Chinese, Ming Dynasty, green jade stone three-piece vessel. Central body and lid in the shape of a pagoda, with dangling triangular ornaments. Carved details on the surface including a stylized fire-blowing dragon. Three curved feet on the bottom, a curved handle on each side.
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Chinese, Ming Dynasty, variegated jade two-piece vessel with a pedestal base. A seated dragon on the lid, a dragon handle on each side, a carved dragon on one side and carved blooming lotus flowers on the other side. 

February 21 2014

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Bronze Vessel
Yuan Dynasty - 1300’s AD

Bronze head-shaped vessel with removable lid and a single snake-shaped handle. The lid, with a seated figure. The single spout is shaped like a stylized bird-like animal with scales, with an animal surmounted on the top of its head.
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Bronze Vessel
Yuan Dynasty - 1300’s AD

Bronze Asian two-piece animal shaped vessel, from the Yuan Dynasty, with two animals on the head and mouth. Its back with a removable lid, the small bird on the lid serving as the handle. The surface of the piece is adorned with raised geometric designs.

January 31 2014

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Pre-Columbian, Mayan Culture. Cylindrical terracotta drinking vessel with carved images of warriors in feathered costumes and decorative incised designs. 600-900 AD
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Pre-Columbian, Chimu Culture. Terracotta vessel with a single spout and a curved handle with a male figure on it. Geometric designs on the surface and decorative holes around the base. 1200-1450 AD

January 21 2014

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Asian squared-off bronze container from Yuan Dynasty, 1300s AD. The entire surface with incised geometric designs. The heads of four horned rams on the four corners.
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