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Silver-inlaid Bronze Censer

Auction:
2591B
Lot:
351
Sold for:
$2,844$2,400

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2591B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 20, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Silver-inlaid Bronze Censer, China, 19th century, Shih-So-style, the compressed ovoid body raised on tripod columnar feet, finely inlaid with taotie masks to each side, flanked by lion mask lugs, the domed wood cover carved with openwork and with inlaid design, agate finial, "Shih-So" to the bottom, ht. 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300

in good condition

Keywords

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

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