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Parcel-gilt Bronze Censer

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1634
Sold for:
$16,590$14,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Parcel-gilt Bronze Censer, China, Ming dynasty, 16th/17th century, supported on tripod ruyi feet, the cylindrical body cast in relief and gilded with Immortals accompanied by auspicious animals in various attitudes in a celestial landscape, reserved on a diaper ground, between silver wire inlaid borders, "Yun Jian Hu Wenming Zhi" mark to the base, ht. 4 3/4, dia. 6 1/8 in.
Estimate $4,500-5,500

Keywords

China, Yun Jian Hu Wenming Zhi, Chinese art, Chinese ceramics, Chinese culture, Ruyi

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