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Inlaid Bronze Censer

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1653
Sold for:
$207$175

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

Description:

Inlaid Bronze Censer, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), of rectangular ding shape raised on four splaying feet surmounted by animal masks, the body with inlaid silver wire design of stylized taotie masks, alternating with turning wheel and beribboned flute, separated by notched flanges, ht. 4 3/4, 4 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.
Estimate $100-150

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Keywords

China, Chinese art, Flange, Shang Dynasty, Taotie, Zhou Dynasty

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