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A LARGE SHISOU SILVER INLAID BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER
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A LARGE SHISOU SILVER INLAID BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1912). Of bombe-shape, flanked by Kirin-shaped ring handles, the body finely inlaid with silver wire depicting dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst swirling clouds, below a band of ornamental designs and Chinese characters. The shoulder with two lobed apertures and the reticulated neck worked in openwork with stylized floral motifs, both the Kirin handles and the neck enriched with further inlaid decor. The base with a partially visible Shisou mark.

Condition: Good condition with some wear, traces of use, casting flaws, small nicks, dents, and occasional scratches. With areas of verdigris, mostly on the interior. The mark to the underside partially with traces of soldering.
Provenance: Hungarian private collection, according to the current owner acquired from a British private collection.

Weight: 7.3 kg
Dimensions: Height 26.5 cm

Auction result comparison: Compare a Shisou censer, of very similar shape, at Sotheby's New York in Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works Of Art on 20 March 2012, lot 75, sold for 80,500 USD.
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A LARGE SHISOU SILVER INLAID BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER

Estimate €500 - €1,000
Jan 27, 2022
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A LARGE SHISOU SILVER INLAID BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1912). Of bombe-shape, flanked by Kirin-shaped ring handles, the body finely inlaid with silver wire depicting dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst swirling clouds, below a band of ornamental designs and Chinese characters. The shoulder with two lobed apertures and the reticulated neck worked in openwork with stylized floral motifs, both the Kirin handles and the neck enriched with further inlaid decor. The base with a partially visible Shisou mark.

Condition: Good condition with some wear, traces of use, casting flaws, small nicks, dents, and occasional scratches. With areas of verdigris, mostly on the interior. The mark to the underside partially with traces of soldering.
Provenance: Hungarian private collection, according to the current owner acquired from a British private collection.

Weight: 7.3 kg
Dimensions: Height 26.5 cm

Auction result comparison: Compare a Shisou censer, of very similar shape, at Sotheby's New York in Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works Of Art on 20 March 2012, lot 75, sold for 80,500 USD.

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