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Lot 0258
Chinese Ming Dynasty HuWenMing gilt bronze censer. Cast in a bulbous baluster shape body, with globular belly elevated the tall over hung flaring rim, raised on a footed base. The exterior carved with gilt archaic zoomorphic motif beneath band of tropical leaves pattern on the neck. The metal patinated to a warm dark brown tone and some milky blue-green encrustation.


Mark on base, embossed six gilt seal script -ZhuanShu- characters enclosed within rectangular frame border.

Dimensions: 3-1/2" H x 4" Dia

Condition

EXCELLENT condition, with normal anomalies in nature, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch & dent. Surface traced wear and or declined to gilding. Normal, considering ages and wears.
EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries provides condition reports as a courtesy to our clients and assumes no liability for any error or omission. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, and is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, mater.
The bidder assumes responsibility for ensuring that the condition of the item(s) meets with their satisfaction prior to bidding. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

Starting Bid

$400.00

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

MING HUWENMING GILT BRONZE CENSER

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