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A very fine antique Chinese Ming Dynasty bronze censer, cast in a slightly compressed globular form, swelled on the central body, tapered gracefully to the opening rim, raised on three conical legs, two loop handles everted from the gathering lip in an angle, simulated the characterizing ingot shaped rim. The metal patinated to a warm dark brown tone and some milky blue-green encrustation. The bronze censer preciously displayed upon a carved hardwood stand.


Mark on base, embossed six script -KaiShu- characters reign mark, XuanDe Reign Period of Great Ming.

Dimensions: 4" H x 5-1/2" W
Stand: 1-1/4" H

Condition

EXCELLENT condition, with normal anomalies in nature, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch & dent. Normal, considering ages and wears.

Buyer's Premium

  • 25% up to $100,000.00
  • 20% up to $1,000,000.00
  • 15% above $1,000,000.00

MING BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER IN INGOT SHAPED RIM ON STAND

Estimate $800 - $1,200Jan 27, 2018
1485 Canton Road
Suite 200
Marietta, GA 30066
United States
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